Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Washington, D.C. neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $1,600/month.
↑ In Southwest Waterfront, this one-bedroom rental is up for grabs for $1,600/month. It's certainly not the smallest unit on this list, but it only spans 546 square feet. On the bright side, there is a dishwasher in the kitchen, and the location is only a block away from the Metro. There is no washer and dryer, but there is shared laundry in the building.
↑ Next up is this studio, located only a couple blocks from Logan Circle. It measures 500 square feet and comes with a renovated bathroom, walk-in closet, and hardwood flooring throughout. The $1,595/month rent covers all utilities. There is also a parking space available for rent within the development.
↑ Despite this one-bedroom rental being located in a basement, it's still pretty sunny. Throughout, there are brand new windows, including a bay window, as well as a separate storage area and bike room. The $1,600/month unit spans 620 square feet and also offers access to a rooftop deck. This apartment is located in Adams Morgan.
↑ If interested in living closer to Dupont Circle, this studio is up for grabs. It stands as the smallest unit on this list — measuring 345 square feet — but is only a couple blocks from the nearest Metro. All utilities are included in the $1,575/month rent.
↑ Only a tad over budget, this one-bedroom apartment is on the market for $1,625/month. It's located in Cathedral Heights and is only steps from the National Cathedral. Cat lovers, rejoice! This rental allows them. The square footage totals 714.
↑ Say hello to the only two-bedroom unit on this list. Located right beside the Anacostia River, just north of Fairlawn, this rental is asking $1,600/month with highlights like stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and hardwood flooring. Spanning 900 square feet, this is the largest rental on this list. According to the listing, there a private, screened-in back porch is also offered. A washer and dryer is also included.