Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount in various New Orleans neighborhoods. Is one person’s studio another person’s mansion? Let’s find out! Today’s price: $1,300.
With its bright yellow, palm tree-flanked facade, this one-bedroom Uptown home is the stuff subtropical dreams are made of. The furnished 428-square-foot condo has 10-foot ceilings, exposed brick, and a shared courtyard. Street parking is available, but there’s no word on a pet policy. It sits in Uptown between St. Charles Avenue and Magazine Street and is asking $1,300.
Both units in this beautifully renovated double shotgun are up for grabs, and each is asking $1,200. Highlights of this two-bedroom, one-bathroom unit include oak floors, marble trim in the bathrooms, and a petite back deck overlooking a shared, fenced backyard. Pets are welcome on a case-by-case basis, and the home sits off Claiborne Avenue near the Hoffman Triangle area.
You can tell school is out by a proliferation of budget-friendly apartments on the market near the Uptown colleges. This two-bedroom unit sits by the intersection of Broadway and Maple streets, practically on Tulane’s campus. Hardwood floors, abundant natural light, and a cute vintage bathroom with a gas heater add charm. Covered off-street parking is included, but pets are a firm no. The 1,050-square-foot unit asks $1,400/month.
This handsome brick building offers tenants the chance to boast a posh St. Charles Avenue address while sticking to a relatively modest budget. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit sits on the ground floor and features hardwood floors, a separate dining room, and off-street parking. No word on a pet policy, but the airy, 750-square-foot apartment asks $1,400/month.
Condos in this monolithic St. Charles Avenue structure, which is just upriver from the interstate, are frequently available for rent, but the price tag doesn’t always include utilities. This petite 405-square-foot studio does include furnishings and utilities in its $1,300/month rent, as well as access to a pool, gym, gated parking, and 24-hour security.
Which apartment for around $1,300 would you choose?
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Yellow Uptown condo with courtyard
Hoffman Triangle shotgun double
Two-bedroom by Tulane
St. Charles Avenue one-bedroom
St. Charles Avenue studio with pool