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New Orleans rent comparison: What $1,500 gets you

See what $1,500/month rents in neighborhoods such as Broadmoor, French Quarter, and more

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 $1,500.

For $1,600/month you can live in the heart of the French Quarter on Bourbon and St Philip strets. At 600 square feet, this second-story apartment has one loft-style bedroom and one bathroom. Highlights include hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, an updated bathroom, and balcony that overlooks St Philip Street. A shared private courtyard sits at the rear of the residence. Management does not offer off-street parking, but it does allow cats and dog.

↑ Check out this Esplanade apartment that rents for $1,500/month. While the owner does not list the square footage, this antebellum home has one bedroom and one bathroom. This unit has hardwood flooring, tall ceilings, on-site laundry, and a shared pool and patio. The owner does not mention off-street parking, but the unit does allow pets.

↑ You can rent this Fontainebleau condo for $1,600/month. This large home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Notable features include its traditional living and dining rooms, hardwood flooring, bonus room, dedicated laundry room, and a private deck that overlooks the backyard. If you’re looking for a place to park, this home has large driveway and car port. Pets are considered on a case-by-case basis.

↑ This Broadmoor apartment near Napoleon Avenue rents for $1,400/month. At 1,000 square feet, it has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a bonus room. At first glance, the living, dining, and kitchen blend effortlessly in this home’s long open floor plan. The kitchen has stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and dark wood cabinets. The master bathroom has double sinks, a jacuzzi tub, and a separate shower. This home has off-street parking and the owner allows pets.

For $1,500/month you can rent this renovated Bywater cottage, located on St Claude Avenue. At 1,000 square feet, this home has two bedrooms, two bathrooms. Highlights include granite countertops, high ceilings, stainless steel appliances, pine wood flooring, and in-unit washer and dryer. A wooden deck sits at the rear of the home. While there is no mention of a pet policy, renting this apartment includes two assigned and secured parking spaces.


Which would you choose?

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  • 18%
    One-bedroom French Quarter apartment
    (37 votes)
  • 26%
    One-bedroom Esplanade apartment
    (53 votes)
  • 25%
    Two-bedroom Fontainebleau apartment
    (50 votes)
  • 14%
    Two-bedroom Broadmoor apartment
    (29 votes)
  • 14%
    Two-bedroom Bywater apartment
    (28 votes)
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