Got $5,500 a month to spend? We’ve gathered rentals in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens to fit your budget. And you don’t even have to worry about buying furniture in some cases, because many of these apartments are already furnished, and the kitchens are stocked, too. Might we suggest that you bring your own toothbrush?
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FINANCIAL DISTRICT, MANHATTAN: A fully furnished corner one-bedroom, one-bath condo with a six-month minimum lease term; this apartment at 55 Wall Street (between William and Hanover) has a washer and dryer and has access to a fitness center included in the rental cost. $5,500/month, no broker's fee
MIDTOWN EAST, MANHATTAN: A furnished two-bedroom, one-bath with an equipped kitchen in a doorman building within walking distance of Central Park at 211 East 53rd Street (between Second and Third). $5,500/month (short-term rent under six months is $6,500/month)
GREENWICH VILLAGE, MANHATTAN: A furnished or unfurnished one-bedroom, one-bath co-op with a balcony and a chef’s kitchen in a 13-story elevator building near NYU at 40 East Ninth Street (between Broadway and University Place). $5,500/month
MIDTOWN WEST, MANHATTAN: A fully furnished renovated prewar one-bedroom, two-bath with a working fireplace, formal dining area and custom built-ins, plus a Murphy bed, in a pied-a-terre-friendly elevator building near Central Park at 340 West 57th Street (between Eighth and Ninth). $5,500/month, no broker's fee (utilities included)
DUMBO, BROOKLYN: A two-bedroom, two-bath condo with central air conditioning and a den or home office area at 1 Main Street (between Plymouth and Water). $5,500/month
BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN: A furnished two-bedroom, one-bath with walk-in closets and garden views on a low floor in a five-story building at 29 Willow Street (between Middagh and Cranberry). $5,500/month
WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN: A two-bedroom, two-bath condo with exposed concrete beams and 12-plus-foot ceilings in a doorman building at 60 Broadway (between Wythe and Berry). $5,500/month
COBBLE HILL, BROOKLYN: A three-bedroom, two-bath garden duplex with private garden access, personal use of the cellar and a new washer and dryer in a building at 48 Douglass Street (between Court and Smith) that accepts pets on approval. $5,500/month
LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS: A furnished or unfurnished two-bedroom, two-bath condo that has floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the Manhattan skyline in a doorman building at 4630 Center Boulevard (at 47th Avenue). $5,500/month