Price Check Rental Edition

Here's what you can rent, in every borough of NYC, for its average price

By Leah Hochbaum Rosner | February 6, 2017 - 9:59AM 

FINANCIAL DISTRICT, MANHATTAN: A south-facing one-bedroom, one-bath high-floor condo with high ceilings, oversized windows, wide-plank oak flooring, an open concept kitchen and a marble bathroom with a separate shower and soaking tub in a full-service building with hotel amenities, including a concierge, room service and housekeeping at 75 Wall Street (between Pearl and Water Streets). $4,000/month

In honor of Average New York week here at BrickUnderground, we’re sneaking a peek at what apartments look like at the average rent in each borough, according to figures provided by the December 2016 Douglas Elliman rental report and by real estate analytics site NeighborhoodX. Here are just some of the units you can rent across New York City. And take note, despite their prices, they’re anything but average.

Average rental price in Manhattan: $4,044

NOMAD, MANHATTAN: An 800-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bath co-op with an open kitchen, an extra-large bathroom with a double vanity, and custom closets in the bedroom in a 24-hour doorman building with laundry on every floor at 66 Madison Avenue (between East 27th and East 28th Streets). $4,000/month

CHELSEA, MANHATTAN: A fully renovated one-bedroom, one-bath loft with 11-foot ceilings, oak floors, oversized windows, and an open kitchen with a Sub-Zero fridge and Italian cabinetry in a pet-friendly walk-up at 217 West 14th Street (between Seventh and Eighth Avenues). $4,000/month

Average rental price in Brooklyn: $3,045

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, BROOKLYN: A three-bedroom, two-bath duplex with central air and heat, as well as a bonus room that can be used as a home office in a building with a shared roof deck at 176 Kosciuszko Street (between Marcy and Tompkins Avenues). $3,000/month, no broker’s fee

EAST WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN: A sunny three-bedroom, one-bath loft with hardwood floors and roof access in a pet-friendly building with on-site laundry at 54 Knickerbocker Avenue (between Harrison Place and Grattan Street). $3,000/month, no broker’s fee

SHEEPSHEAD BAY, BROOKLYN: A three-bedroom, two-bath house with custom closets, hardwood floors, a large terrace, a parking space, and a backyard with a barbecue area at 4695 Bedford Avenue (between Voorhies Avenue and Avenue Z). $3,000/month

Average rental price in Queens: $2,992

RIDGEWOOD, QUEENS: A sunny three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath unit with spacious bedrooms and central air conditioning in a pet-friendly building with on-site laundry facilities at 381 Onderdonk Avenue (between Stanhope Street and Pauline Leblond Way). $2,850/month, no broker’s fee

LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS: A one-bedroom, one-bath condo with a private balcony, floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors, and a large kitchen pantry in a building with on-site parking, bike storage, a fitness center, a residents’ lounge, and a garden with a fireplace and barbecue grills at 5-49 Borden Avenue (between Vernon Boulevard and 5th Street). $2,995/month, no broker’s fee

Average rental price in the Bronx: $1,700

CONCOURSE, BRONX: A one-bedroom, one-bath co-op with an eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a living room large enough to accommodate a dining room table in a pet-friendly elevator building with a bike room, a gym and a mail room that accepts packages at 811 Walton Avenue (between East 157th and East 158th Streets). $1,695/month

Average rental price in Staten Island: $1,500

ARROCHAR, STATEN ISLAND: A recently updated 815-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bath apartment with washer-and-dryer hookup in a multi-family house at 346 Parkinson Avenue (between Cameron and Reid Avenues). $1,500/month  


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