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: $2,500/month.
Washington, D.C. (1 bed, 1 bath)—Located a bit farther out from downtown, this 630-square-foot remodeled apartment in Northwest D.C.’s Adams Morgan neighborhood is as charming as can be, starting from its picture-perfect brick facade with a trio of tall windows and tiny balconies. Inside, look for stainless steel appliances, high ceilings, hardwood floors, and a built-in wardrobe in the bedroom.
Ann Arbor, MI (4 beds, 2 baths)—The McMansion dream beckons in this 2,570-square-foot home on Ann Arbor’s West Side. In addition to generously-sized rooms all around, the home offers a fireplace, French doors to the study, and a rear screened-in porch, plus deck.
Atlanta, GA (2 beds, 1 bath)—Another brick beauty is on offer this week in Atlanta’s Peachtree Park neighborhood. This 1,430-square-foot house features a full-height stone fireplace, renovated kitchen, brick patio, and sunroom.
Fort Collins, CO (2 beds, 3 baths)—Coming in fully furnished, this 2,280-square-foot townhouse sports granite counters, maple cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and lots of built-in shelving. The home also comes with a small front porch and rear deck and yard.
Berkeley, CA (1 bed, 1 bath)—This 475-square-foot one-bedroom rental in South Berkeley pared-back midcentury feel for a bit under budget at $2,400/month. The upstairs bedroom opens out to an outdoor terrace.