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What $3,600 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Columbia Heights and Shaw

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various D.C. neighborhoods. Is one person’s studio another person’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Today’s price: $3,600 a month.

The open living space has new wood floors and recessed lighting. Evergreen Properties
The kitchen features tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances.
One of the bedrooms has a ceiling fan and track lighting.
One of the bathrooms is modernized and has a glass shower.

At the northern end of Dupont Circle, this two-bedroom, two-bathroom English basement condo unit is rentable for $3,500 a month. The unit, which was recently renovated, comes with new wood floors and stainless steel appliances. The master bathroom features a glass shower and a double vanity sink. Restaurants are nearby up and down 18th Street NW, and the Dupont Circle Metro station—served by the Red Line—is roughly a 10-minute walk away.

The open living space boasts tall ceilings and a fireplace. It is staged with an L-shaped couch and a dining table. Joy Leaman
The kitchen has stainless steel appliances and breakfast bar.
One of the bedrooms has hardwood floors and is staged with bed and dressers.
The upstairs loft level includes space for a bedroom.

This lofted two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in Columbia Heights is now listing for $3,500 a month. There are 16-foot windows in the living space, which has hardwood floors and a gas fireplace. The entrance to the apartment is an elevator, while the master bedroom has a large walk-in closet. The lofted bedroom also has a walk-in closet. The building is just around the block from the Columbia Heights Metro station and accessible to buses on 16th Street NW. It is pet-friendly and equipped with a shared rooftop deck offering views of D.C.

The living room is staged with an l-shaped couch, a mounted TV, and a few shelves. John B. Winslow
The dining area is shown with a wooden table and chairs.
The kitchen has modern appliances and electric blue cabinets.
A private terrace features a wood table and overlooks the neighborhood.

A two-bedroom, two-bathroom townhouse in Logan Circle is renting for $3,520 a month. It comes with both wood and tile floors as well as exposed brick. There is a washer/dryer and a private rooftop patio overlooking the neighborhood. The home is within walking distance of restaurants on the 14th and U street corridors and in Shaw. Two Metro stations are close by.

The kitchen features stainless steel appliances and wood cabinets. 3333 Wisconsin
The bathroom is updated and includes a tiled shower.
There is a walk-in closet with built-in shelves.
The building is modern and tall.

Two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments at 3333 Wisconsin in Cleveland Park are available to rent starting at $3,500 a month. The units’ features are modern and it receives abundant natural light through big windows. Restaurants, businesses, and the National Cathedral are just on Wisconsin Avenue NW. The Cleveland Park Metro is less than a 15-minute walk away.

The open living space has hardwood floors and is staged with couches and a glass coffee table. Zillow
The kitchen has a large island, modern appliances, and recessed lighting.
One fo the bathrooms has a large glass shower and white walls.
The private backyard includes a storage shed and is staged with patio chairs and a table.

At the east end of Shaw, this two-level condo unit with two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms is up for rent for $3,450 a month. The living space is open plan and features recessed lighting and hardwood floors. The kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances and a big central island. There is a washer/dryer in the unit, while the backyard comes with storage and a grill. The Mount Vernon and NoMa Metro stops are about 10- and 15-minute walks away, respectively.


Which D.C. home would you rent for around $3,600 a month?

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  • 10%
    Dupont Circle two-bedroom English basement condo unit
    (13 votes)
  • 19%
    Columbia Heights lofted two-bedroom apartment
    (24 votes)
  • 22%
    Logan Circle two-bedroom townhouse
    (28 votes)
  • 4%
    Cleveland Park two-bedroom apartment
    (6 votes)
  • 42%
    Shaw two-bedroom condo unit
    (52 votes)
123 votes total Vote Now