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

From the Bywater to the Lower Garden District

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 that asks under $1,300/month in New Orleans.

620 South Gayoso Street

For $1,225/month you can rent part of this shotgun double In Mid-City that has off-street parking. It has a deep but open floorplan, complete with 12-foot ceilings. Its kitchen comes with stainless steel appliances. You’ll also find washer and dryer hookups. Measuring in at 1,100 square feet, this home has three bedrooms and one bathroom. Both cats and dogs are allowed under its rental agreement.

Decatur Street at Barracks Street

In the French Quarter, $1,300/month rents you this modest condo near the Mississippi River. Situated on the second floor of its complex, this unit has tall ceilings, hardwood floors, and a furnished kitchen. At 600 square feet, it has one bedroom and one bathroom. Though we appreciate that this complex does have elevator. Other highlights include a shared courtyard and on-site laundry. No pets are allowed under its rental agreement. There’s also no off-street parking.

Clouet Street at Dauphine Street

This double in the Bywater rents for $1,350/month. We’re in love with its facade and shared covered sitting porch. Measuring at 1,150 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. You’ll find 14-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, pocket doors, and mantels. Its kitchen comes furnished. No pets are allowed in this unit, and there’s no off-street parking.

1372 Magazine Street

For $1,375/month, you can rent this adorable carriage house in the Lower Garden District. Built in 2003, it has an open floorplan and an eat-in kitchen. Measuring at 800 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Other highlights include its washer and dryer, wood flooring on the second floor, and its shared front yard. Only cats are allowed in this unit. There’s no off-street parking.


Which would you choose?

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  • 25%
    Three-bedroom shotgun apartment in Mid-City
    (22 votes)
  • 18%
    One-bedroom apartment in the French Quarter
    (16 votes)
  • 39%
    Two-bedroom apartment in the Bywater
    (34 votes)
  • 17%
    Two-bedroom carriage house in the Lower Garden District
    (15 votes)
87 votes total Vote Now