Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a semi-regular column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various New Orleans neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today, we're looking at apartments renting around $1,100.
↑ This shotgun home, located in the Bywater on St. Claude avenue, is $1,100/month. At 825 square feet, the home has one bedroom and one bathroom. Highlights include hardwood flooring, high ceilings, both pocket and french doors, and three fireplaces. The kitchen is decked out with stainless steel appliances and a butcher block island. There is no mention of off-street parking or any pet policy.
↑ For $1,150/month you can rent out a 1,650-square-foot, three-bedroom home in the Lower 9th Ward. The home is near several of the new and renovated homes apart of Brad Pitt’s Make It Right foundation. This recently renovated three-bedroom home (no mention of how many bathrooms) includes a freshly-painted interior, and a surprisingly good-looking kitchen for the price. Other highlights include a washer-and-dryer hookup and off-street parking. No pets are allowed.
↑ Located in Hollygrove, just edging Mid-City, this renovated double asks $950/month. At 900 square feet, the home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Highlights include the home’s open living room, fully-equipped kitchen, and recently-remodeled bathroom. There is no mention of off-street parking or any pet policy.
↑ $1020/month buys this sizable shotgun located two blocks from Freret Street in Uptown. This apartment has hardwood floors, exposed brick, and allocated closet space for its single bedroom. On-site laundry is available for use. There is no mention of off-street parking or pet policy.
↑ This Italianate condominium, located in the 7th Ward, rents for $975/month. The first-floor unit is roughly a mile from the Mississippi River and sits right beside the historic Treme neighborhood. At 645 square feet, the home has one bedroom and one bathroom. Other highlights include on-site laundry and off-street parking. No pets (or smoking) is allowed.
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One-bedroom Bywater shotgun
Three-bedroom Lower 9 home
Two-bedroom Hollygrove apartment
One-bedroom Uptown shotgun
One-bedroom 7th Ward condominium