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New Orleans rent comparison: What $1,600 gets you

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See what $1,600/month rents you in Mid-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 $1,600.

↑ Right on South Alexander Street, half of this Mid-City double rents for $1600/month. Sizing in at 1,000 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. At first glance, the duplex has a large, shared sitting porch. Highlights include a soon-to-be fully-furnished kitchen and a washer and dryer in the home’s laundry room. There is no mention of any off-street parking. Though, pets are allowed after filing a $200 pet-fee.

↑ Located on South Jefferson Davis Parkway, near Banks Street, this Mid-City home rents for $1,500/month. Part of a double, this apartment has two bedrooms and one bathrooms. On the second floor are two floor-to-ceiling windows and access to modestly-sized front and rear balconies. The home has one off-street parking spot but there is no mention of any pet policy.

↑ Just off of Canal Street on South Olympia Street this renovated apartment asks $1,500/month. At 1,284 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. For any Endymion fans, this apartment is a block from the Canal Street route. Highlights include a traditional living and dining spaces, high ceilings, wooden floor, and a washer and dryer. There is no mention of any pet policies or off-street parking.

↑ Priced at $1,600, this apartment sits near Mid-City, located on St. Peters Street. Measuring in at 800 square feet, this apartment has one bedroom and one bathroom. At first glance, the home has a modest front yard and a sizable sitting porch. The apartment comes fully-furnished, and includes satellite television, internet, and home security. Highlights include wide-plank hardwood flooring, 12-foot ceilings, and antique doors and mantels. The home includes a washer and dryer onsite. While the home does not have off-street parking, it does consider small pets in its pet policy.


Which Mid-City home would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 22%
    Two-bedroom on Alexander Street
    (9 votes)
  • 45%
    Two-bedroom on South Jefferson Davis Parkway
    (18 votes)
  • 12%
    Two-Bedroom on Cleveland Avenue
    (5 votes)
  • 20%
    One-bedroom on St. Peter Street
    (8 votes)
40 votes total Vote Now