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The StreetEasy Hot Dozen: 12 rentals that may or may not be available by the time you read this

By Alex Hughes  | January 8, 2013 - 3:10PM

In this week's Hot Dozen -- the 12 rental apartments visitors clicked on most often over the past seven days -- we find three relatively well-priced pads uptown and downtown.

A one-bedroom (convertible two-bedroom) apartment at 181 Thompson Street and Bleecker Street, has been on the market for 3 months (never a good sign, along with the lack of interior photos). However, it recently took a $400 price cut to $2,000/month and it's located in prime Greenwich Village area, close to Washington Square Park, Soho, and the East and West Villages. The second bedroom could also double as a home office and the building boasts a live-in super and Virtual Doorman.

A three-bedroom apartment at 21 West 85th Street and Central Park West is listed at $3,200/month. Not only is the apartment a duplex with a bathroom on each floor, it's directly across the street from Central Park and has its own private outdoor deck. 

Further uptown in Washington Heights is a furnished studio apartment at 551 West 165th Street and Broadway listed at (a very low) $750/month. That's probably because the apartment has a communal bathroom and kitchen area shared with an undisclosed number of other apartments. However, the apartment is available as a short-term rental, which may make it a nice choice for someone just moving to the city, who might not want to commit. 

For more of the most popular listings of the week--from studios to three-bedrooms, elevators to walkups--check out the links below. 

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138-140 East 31st Street and 3rd Avenue - $1,300

551 West 165th Street and Broadway - $750

55 Leroy and 7th Avenue - $1,650


715 East 5th Street and Avenue C - $2,000

69 Clinton Street and Rivington Street - $1,500

181 Thompson Street and Bleecker Street - $2,000


317 2nd Avenue and 18th Street - $3,500

228 East 5th Street and 2nd Avenue - $2,450

126 West 75th Street and Columbus Avenue - $2,200


39 East 2nd Street and 7th Avenue - $4,500

354 West 44th Street and 9th Avenue - $3,995

21 West 85th Street and Central Park West - $3,200


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