If you've got $6,000 a month to spend on rent, it may be time to take up tanning, or at least grilling. Even smack in the middle of Manhattan, a lot of your options in this price range come with their own outdoor space, or in buildings with shared roof decks, or even both. To make things easy and give you an idea of your options, we've looked through the current listings for options in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx.
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GRAMERCY, MANHATTAN: 2-bed, 2-bath with washer/dryer in building with elevator, doorman, concierge, fitness center, bike room, and common terrace at 121 East 23rd Street (between Park and Lexington), $5,900/month
EAST VILLAGE, MANHATTAN: 2-bed, 1-bath at 21 East 1st Street (between Second and Bowery) with large windows, custom countertops, and European appliances in building with attended lobby and two roof terraces with couches, wet bar, surround sound, and TVs, $5,900/month
CHELSEA, MANHATTAN: 2-bed, 2-bath with breakfast bar, wine cooler, custom closets, washer/dryer, and private basement in luxury building with 24-hour concierge, cold storage, roof terrace, fitness room, and bike storage, $6,000/month
PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS, BROOKLYN: 4-bed, 2-bath three-story house with fireplace, central a/c, skylights, garden with pond, chef's kitchen, downstairs kitchenette, wine cooler, steam shower, and soaking tub at 261 Fenimore Street (between Bedford and Rogers), $5,800/month
WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN: 2-bed, 2-bath with washer/dryer in pet-friendly full-service building with gym and parking garage at 184 Kent Avenue (between North Third and North Fourth), $5,895/month
CARROLL GARDENS, BROOKLYN: 3-bed, 1-bath duplex in brownstone with eat-in kitchen, backyard, newly renovated bathroom, and master bathroom with terrace at 53 Third Place (between Clinton and Court), $6,000/month
FOREST HILLS, QUEENS: Newly renovated 4-bed, 3.5-bath townhouse with fireplace mantels, hardwood floors, washer/dryer, private outdoor space, and parking at 55 Burns Street (between Bye and Greenway), $5,695/month
HUNTERS POINT, QUEENS: 2-bed, 2-bath in building with roof deck, terrace, gym, children's playroom, concierge, parking, and bike room at 4545 Center Boulevard (between 46th and North Basin), $6,000/month
SPUYTEN DUYVIL, BRONX: 3-bed, 3.5-bath townhouse with entry hall, fireplace, dining room, eat-in kitchen, backyard, and parking at 3058 Independence Avenue (between 230th and 231st), $5,500/month