Rental pick of the week

A Boerum Hill prewar studio with central air, for $2,500

Austin Havens-Bowen
By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
February 26, 2020 - 9:00AM

Apartment #2F has hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, and three large windows.


This studio, 20 Saint Marks Place, #2F, in Boerum Hill, is listed for $2,500 a month, which is considerably cheaper than the Brooklyn neighborhood's median for studios, currently $3,074 according to RealtyHop. It's available for an April 1st move-in.

Apartment #2F has central heating and air conditioning and recessed lighting as well as prewar details like exposed brick walls, hardwood floors, high ceilings, and a fireplace. There's two large closets.

It's in a three-story 1900 townhouse with five apartments. The pet-friendly building is equipped for Fios if speedy wifi is your thing. 

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There's room for separate living and sleeping areas.slide image

The kitchen has one of the closets and room for a dining table.

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The bath has a large vanity with storage underneath.

The apartment is an eight-minute walk from the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center Station where you can catch nine subway lines. There's many bars, restaurants, and stores nearby like Fourth Avenue Pub, Skate Brooklyn, and Espo's Art World.


Austin Havens-Bowen

Austin Havens-Bowen


Austin Havens-Bowen is a writer and reporter. He previously covered local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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