The Listings: What to Rent in NY Right Now, at 6 Different Price Points
From a Williamsburg studio to 3,000 square feet in Soho
This is The Listings, a monthly rundown (with pictures!) of some of the most over-the-top properties currently on sale in or around this fair(ish) city. This month, we’ve rounded up six on-the-market rental property to suit a number of budgets, from “I just got my first analyst job” to “I just moved into the corner office.”
Whether you live in a Brooklyn shoebox or a corner penthouse overlooking the Hudson — bring a guest into your home in New York and the first words out of their mouth are usually the same: “How much do you pay, if you don’t mind me asking?”
If you would like your answer to that question to elicit impressed nods rather than scoffs, it’s good to always be doing your homework, such that you’re ready to pounce on a better opportunity next time the occasion arises.
Below, we’ve rounded up six solid NYC rentals at different price points to help you do that, each ready for the move-in right now.
420 Kent Avenue
The basics: studio, 1 bath
Notable features: You may not be throwing any house parties in your abode, but your building is packed to the max with room to roam. On-site perks include 80,000 square feet of outdoor space with courtyards, roof decks and terraces for lounging. Plus, there are rooftop pools, a lifestyle concierge for all dry-cleaning and dog-walking needs, indoor parking, bike storage and one helluva fitness center.
15 Cliff Street
The basics: 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 719 SF
Notable features: Skyline views from your new landscaped roof deck, a shiny, new and fully equipped fitness center and an on-site cafe nestled in the potentially the city’s most underrated neighborhood to set up shop.
377 East 33rd Street
The basics: 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 658 SF
Notable features: Effortless, yet luxurious, the Lanthian is a solid bachelor(ette) bet with no-nonsense conveniences including on-site parking, BBQ, fitness center, lounges and an in-home fireplace.
900 Park Avenue
Upper East Side
The basics: 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 1,269 SF
Notable features: Overlooking Park Avenue isn’t too shabby. Beyond bragging rights, this condo features winged bedrooms with their own full bath, a fitness center, full-time doorman and laundry service. And if being moments away from Central Park isn’t the NYC dream, we don’t know what is.
77 White Street
The basics: 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2,285 SF
Notable features: Penthouse loft living at its finest. You’ll be cruising up in the keyed elevator to your own private floor and stepping into an amass of hardwood surfaces, floor-to-ceiling lighting and exposed beams. Primed for entertaining, the home has a massive kitchen with marble countertops, private wine cellar storage and in-ceiling speakers. And for the Basquiat, Byrne and Ginsburg fans out there, it’s worth noting that this building was home to notorious ‘70s artist haunt the Mudd Club.
55 Mercer Street
The basics: 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, 3,025 SF
Notable features: Forget western exposure, this loft has sun beamin’ through in all four directions. It’s warm yet sharp, with exposed brick, a chef’s kitchen, massive closets, a cast-iron tub and wired with iPad-controlled Creston sound and lighting throughout.