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

See your options in neighborhoods like Cathedral Heights and Eckington

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.

Scott Patterson

Just a few blocks east of the Supreme Court and the Library of Congress, this one-bedroom apartment in Capitol Hill is renting for $2,500 a month. The apartment comes with a private roof deck and a private entrance from the alley. It is split across two floors and includes oak floors throughout. There is an in-unit washer/dryer and utilities are also included. Both the Capitol South and the Eastern Market Metro stations are about 10 to 15-minute walks away.

Equity Residential

A roughly 950-square-foot Cathedral Heights one-bedroom apartment at the Alban Towers property is available to rent for $2,488 a month. The home has hardwood floors, a number of closets, and an office area. The building, which is near restaurants on Wisconsin Avenue NW, comes with a gym, an indoor lap pool, and a common roof deck. Gas and water are included.

Park Triangle

At the Park Triangle building in Columbia Heights, a one-bedroom-plus-den apartment is up for rent for $2,550 a month. The apartment has modern features and receives lots of natural light. The building is a block from the neighborhood’s Metro station and directly across the street from a Giant grocery store as well as the DC USA shopping center, which includes a Target. It’s also near numerous restaurants and businesses. Cats and small dogs are allowed.

Melanie Casanova

This two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in Eckington is rentable for $2,450 a month. It comes with hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and a dishwasher. The kitchen and the hall feature skylights, and the master bathroom has a double sink. Also there is a balcony in the back. The NoMa–Gallaudet and Rhode Island Avenue–Brentwood Metro stations are both within walking distance. The rent includes water but not electricity.

Zillow

In Foggy Bottom, this nearly 775-square-foot one-bedroom condo unit is renting for $2,600 a month. The unit has parquet floors and large bay windows facing K Street NW. The kitchen has been updated and there is an in-unit washer/dryer. The Foggy Bottom–GWU Metro stop is a little over a five-minute walk away, and the building is near Georgetown and downtown. It features a courtyard and a rooftop deck with city views. Utilities are included in the rent.

Poll

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

This poll is closed

  • 43%
    One-bedroom Capitol Hill apartment
    (55 votes)
  • 19%
    One-bedroom Cathedral Heights apartment
    (25 votes)
  • 5%
    One-bedroom-plus-den Columbia Heights apartment
    (7 votes)
  • 22%
    Two-bedroom Eckington apartment
    (28 votes)
  • 9%
    One-bedroom Foggy Bottom condo
    (12 votes)
127 votes total Vote Now