Like hardwood floors and washer-dryers, exposed brick walls are one of the most coveted (and classic) apartment features in New York City. This week, the The Agency team rounds up six one-bedroom and studio apartments that feature brick walls, gorgeous wood floors and other high end features.

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Above: Located in a prewar building in tree lined South Williamsburg, this one-bedroom was recently renovated with all the bells and whistles. Large windows and ample recessed ceiling lights give the space a photogenic atmosphere, illuminating ebony hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances in a gourmet kitchen with Carrara marble counters. You’ll also find a luxury bath with mosaic tile work and an in-unit washer/dryer tucked away. $2,700/ month. Learn more or make an appointment >>

Above: This gut-renovated one-bedroom unit in a 19th-century building offers the best of both past and present. Situated on one of the quieter blocks in happening NoLita, the apartment is gorgeous and spacious. Features include in-unit washer/dryer, bleached-plank hardwood floors, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, original crown and baseboard moldings, plus a cyan blue marble bathroom. $3,400/ month. Learn more or make an appointment >>

Above: Just a short stroll from Central Park in a prewar building on a stately block in Lenox Hill, this one-bedroom benefits from a live-in super, plus newly renovated interiors. Enjoy hardwood floors, cherry wood cabinets, a marble bath and a laundry room in the building. $2,750/ month. Learn more or make an appointment >>

Above: Not only is this one-bedroom elegant enough for the Upper East Side, it’s unusually spacious for the neighborhood, given its cost. Eye candy includes a sleek, modern marble bathroom, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances and original crown moldings. The prewar building includes a laundry room. $2,600/ month. Learn more or make an appointment >>

Above: With pale brick walls and windows facing the tops of trees that are older than the historic buildings across the street, this Upper East Side studio feels like it belongs on a New England main street. It does not, however, include the downsides of being quaint and cozy. Newly renovated, its features include an in-unit washer/dryer, recessed lighting, bleached-plank hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. $2,300/ month. Learn more or make an appointment >>

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