Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various New Orleans neighborhoods. Is one person's studio another person's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $1,400, which is what The Atlantic said is the price of an average one-bedroom apartment in New Orleans.
↑ $1,400 doesn't just get you one bedroom in Gentilly, it gets you three. A 10-minute walk to the Fairgrounds, the 1,100-square-foot first-floor unit has one bathroom, central air and heat, an enclosed front porch and what looks like a lot of off-street parking. It's also pet-friendly.
↑ Close to the new hospital complex in Mid-City, this two-bedroom, one-bathroom rental gives you 950 square feet of space, two balconies, a washer and dryer and, perhaps best of all, all utilities are included. This upper unit apartment was recently renovated, too.
↑ In this case, $1,400 does get you a one-bedroom: this 600-square-foot apartment is located above the House of Blues (if you have noise concerns, the listing says the place is "sound attenuated") in the French Quarter. "Totally remodeled," the apartment has exposed bricks, hardwood floors and central air/heat, and the building itself has a pretty atrium.
↑ This renovated Victorian shotgun Uptown is close to the action on Freret Street. The 750-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment includes an alarm system, washer and dryer and hardwood floors.
↑ Another one-bedroom: This unit in the Rotunda condos on Julia Street above Emeril's Restaurant is 472 square feet. Features include wood floors, high ceilings, granite counters and stainless steel appliances, plus building amenities like use of a pool, sundeck and fitness center.