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 streetcar lines, ranging from $1,450 to $2,100.
For $1,450/month you can rent this two-story Victorian apartment that sits three blocks from the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line in East Carrollton. It has two bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, double parlor, vibrantly-colored interior, shared washer and dryer, and hardwood flooring. An elevated wooden deck sits at the rear of this home. The owner will negotiate one dog under the rental agreement. There’s no mention of off-street parking.
For $50 more you can rent this large apartment that sits a block from the St Charles Avenue streetcar line for $1,500/month. At 1,200 square feet, it has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Other highlights of this airy home include a shared washer and dryer, basement storage, rear wooden deck, and off-street parking. Dogs are allowed under the pet policy.
This one-bedroom apartment on St Charles Avenue asks $1,650/month. Its eat-in kitchen has stainless steel appliances (the only furnishings included in this apartment) and granite countertops. It has a modest but separate office space. Amenities include a shared courtyard and rooftop terrace, fitness center, and designated parking space. Cats are negotiated under the rental agreement.
This second-floor condo asking $1,850/month sits directly across the North Rampart/St Claude streetcar line. While considerably smaller at 584 square feet, this unit has two bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms. Coming fully-furnished, it has tall ceilings, brick walls, and a well-equipped kitchen. Though, we’re not a fan on the secondary loft bedrooms, which feels cramped (the vaulted ceilings don’t help). Both dogs and cats are allowed under the rental agreement. The owner does not offer off-street parking is offered.
This corner unit built in 2007 ranks as the most expensive unit on this list, asking $2,100/month. At 1,095 square feet, it has one bedrooms and two bathrooms. Coming with the option of being fully-furnished apartment, it has a nice touch of brick walls, hardwood flooring, and crown molding. Amenities include designated off-street parking, shared pool, and courtyard. There’s no mention of any pet policies.
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Two-bedroom apartment on Cambronne Street
Two-bedroom apartment on Carondelet Street
One-bedroom apartment on St Charles Avenue
Two-bedroom apartment on North Rampart Street
One-bedroom apartment on North Rampart Street