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New Orleans rent comparison: What $1,300 gets you

See what $1,300/month rents you in the Marigny, Bywater and Central City

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 $1,300.

This St Charles apartment, located at 1722 Second Street in Central City, rents for $1,150/month. Measuring in at 850 square feet, this home has one bedroom and one bathroom. Highlights include beautiful stain glass visible at the home’s facade, high ceilings, wooden floors, a washer and dryer hookup, and a dish washer. The pet policy allows cats but has no mentions of dogs. Off-street parking is available at the rear of the home.

↑ For $1,200/month, you can live in the Marigny near Elysian Fields Avenue. This 700-square-foot apartment has one bedroom and one bathroom. Notable features include its exceptionally sleek interior, hardwood floors, granite countertops, and its relatively large bedroom. A private and uncovered courtyard sits at the rear on the home. The unit includes a washer and dryer. The pet policy allows for both cats and dogs. There is no mention of any off-street parking.

↑ Located in East Carrollton on Cambronne Street, this apartment rents for $1,250/month. Sacrificing room for utility, this 850-square-foot home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Bells-and-whistles include a refinished flooring, a renovated kitchen, stainless steel appliances and a washer and dryer. No pets are allowed on the property. There is no mention of off-street parking in the listing.

↑ If size isn’t much of a concern, check out this Bywater apartment renting for $1,250/month. Measuring in at 650 square feet (the smallest on the list), this home has one bedroom and one bathroom. While there are no photos of its facade, the home has an attractive interior. Highlights include hardwood floors from the mid-1800s, french doors, and a clawfoot tub. There is no mention of a washer and dryer hookup or any off-street parking. Pet’s are not allowed.


Which would you choose?

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  • 41%
    Central City one-bedroom apartment
    (45 votes)
  • 26%
    Marigny one-bedroom apartment
    (29 votes)
  • 14%
    East Carrollton two-bedroom apartment
    (16 votes)
  • 16%
    Bywater one-bedroom apartment
    (18 votes)
108 votes total Vote Now