clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

What $2,600 rents in D.C. right now

See your options in neighborhoods like Queens Chapel and Cleveland Park

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: $2,600 a month.

The open living space has hardwood floors and wide windows. It is staged with chairs and couches, plus a rug. The Modern at Art Place
The kitchen includes stainless steel appliances and wood cabinets. There is also a dishwasher.
The bedroom is carpeted and staged with a long bed.
The roof deck features a swimming pool.

At nearly 1,000 square feet, a two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in Northeast’s Queens Chapel is available to rent for $2,452 a month. The apartment features new appliances, large bedrooms, and an open living space. There is a washer/dryer, while the building community includes a roof deck with a swimming pool. The site, which also has a fitness center, is a five-minute walk from the Fort Totten Metro station, served by the Red, Green, and Yellow lines.

An open living space and kitchen with hardwood floors, modern stainless steel appliances, and a wide window. Santa Rosa
A bedroom with hardwood floors, a closet, and a large window.
An updated bathroom with gray tile and white porcelain fixtures.
A common backyard area. The area is fenced and includes patio furniture.

In Dupont Circle, this one-bedroom apartment is renting for $2,450 a month. The apartment has hardwood floors throughout and the open kitchen features stainless steel appliances. A washer/dryer is included and the ceilings are tall. The building, which has a shared backyard, is located within walking distance of restaurants and stores on 17th and 14th streets NW as well as Connecticut Avenue NW. The Dupont Circle Metro station is a 10-minute walk away.

A living room with a wall of windows. The room is filled with couches and chairs and a TV. Nest DC LLC
The kitchen has modern appliances and dark cabinets.
The dining area includes a large breakfast bar.
The shared backyard includes benches and a grill.

A one-bedroom condo unit in Cleveland Park is rentable for $2,500 a month. The unit gets lots of natural light through numerous windows. The kitchen boasts modern stainless steel appliances and dark cabinets. A large breakfast bar provides dining space and the bedroom has two closets. The building comes with a shared patio and grill. The Cleveland Park Metro station is around the block on Connecticut Avenue NW as are various restaurants and stores.

The open kitchen and living area features stainless steel appliances and a large kitchen island with a sink. Boundary Street Development
The living area receives abundant natural light through floor-to-ceiling windows.
There are hardwood floors and a washer/dryer in the unit.
One of the bedroom sis carpeted and has high ceilings.

With floor-to-ceiling windows in the living space, this two-bedroom, one-bathroom condo unit in Park View receives copious sunlight and is renting for $2,595 a month. The kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances and a large kitchen island with a sink. The ceilings are tall and there is a washer/dryer in the unit. The building is near restaurants and stores on both Georgia and Sherman avenues NW in addition to 13th and 14th streets NW. The Columbia Heights Metro stop, served by the Green and Yellow lines, is about a 10-minute walk away.

The bedroom has floor to ceiling windows and is carpeted. Nomadic Leasing
The living space includes hardwood floors and a fireplace.
The open kitchen has granite counters and stainless steel appliances.
The building’s roof deck is furnished with stools, chairs, and tables.

Along the U Street NW corridor, this one-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom condo unit is rentable for $2,545 a month. The unit features hardwood floors in the living area and exposed duct work. The ceilings are high and the kitchen comes with modern appliances. A garage parking spot is included in the rent, while the building has a fitness center and a roof deck. The building is around the block from the neighborhood’s Metro stop as well as businesses and restaurants.


Which D.C. home would you rent for around $2,600 a month?

This poll is closed

  • 14%
    Queens Chapel two-bedroom apartment
    (15 votes)
  • 15%
    Dupont Circle one-bedroom apartment
    (16 votes)
  • 23%
    Cleveland Park one-bedroom condo unit
    (24 votes)
  • 21%
    Park View two-bedroom condo unit
    (22 votes)
  • 23%
    U Street NW one-bedroom condo unit
    (24 votes)
101 votes total Vote Now