Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various cities across the U.S. Is one person's studio another's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $1,400/month. And the theme? Homes in the best cities for recent college graduates.
↑ Pittsburgh, PA (1 bed, 1 bath)—Wow oh wow, this 700-square-foot apartment on the east side of Pittsburgh is a charmer. The sunlight-filled pad features hardwood floors built-in cabinetry, an arched doorway, and a mantel in the living room. (Also look at that curb appeal!)
↑ Indianapolis, IN (2 beds, 2 baths)—Located in Indianapolis's historic Ransom Place neighborhood, this 1,200-square-foot rental offers renovated interiors with an updated kitchen and bathrooms. The unit also comes with front and back porches and yards.
↑ Kansas City, MO (2 beds, 1 bath)—In Kansas City, $1,400/month can rent you a 1,000-square-foot pad in a luxury apartment complex that comes wired for Google Fiber. The apartment is within walking distance of Country Club Plaza, a 15-block shopping center.
↑ Minneapolis, MN (1 bed, 1 bath)—This top-floor corner unit clocks in southwest Minneapolis clocks in at 920 square feet. It comes with plenty of built-ins, oak wood windows, refinished oak floors, stainless steel appliances, and interior folding doors.
↑ Columbus, OH (2 beds, 1 bath)—This is a two-bedroom townhouse near the Ohio State University campus. Key features? Large front porch, exposed brick, stainless steel appliances, and French doors.