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: $1,700 a month.
A one-bedroom English basement apartment in Bloomingdale is available to rent for $1,700 a month. The living area is open plan and the kitchen features stainless steel appliances and abundant cabinet space. The bedroom is carpeted and there is an in-unit washer/dryer. Off-street, private parking is included with the rent. Metro buses are accessible on Rhode Island Avenue NW as well as North Capitol Street, and two small parks are within walking distance.
In Capitol Hill, this approximately 450-square-foot one-bedroom apartment is rentable for $1,500 a month. The apartment gets lots of natural light through large windows and boasts hardwood floors throughout. The bedroom includes a sliding closet and the living room has an overhead fan. The building is a block from Stanton Park and within walking distance of several D.C. landmarks, including the U.S. Capitol, the Supreme Court, and Union Station.
Available to rent for $1,500 a month, a roughly 450-square-foot, furnished studio apartment in Glover Park has parquet floors and storage space. The building abuts Glover-Archbold Park and boasts a shared roof patio. It is located on a quiet street about a 15-minute walk from restaurants and businesses on Wisconsin Avenue NW. The park offers hiking trails.
This furnished, 500-square-foot one-bedroom apartment in Columbia Heights is renting for $1,700 a month. It is on the first level of a house and has its own private entrance. The living room features brick walls, track lights, and bookshelves. The bedroom, which is quite small, includes a double bed beneath wooden cabinets. The apartment walks out to a parking space in the fenced backyard that can also be used as an outdoor patio area instead. Metro buses on 14th and 16th streets NW are in walking distance, as are restaurants and bars on 14th Street.
In Northeast’s Kingman Park neighborhood, this 600-square-foot one-bedroom apartment is renting for $1,650 a month. It was recently renovated and receives copious sunlight in the front and back. There are hardwood floors throughout and the home comes with private parking as well as a washer/dryer. The fenced backyard also features a patio, a grill, and a grassy area. H Street NE and the Stadium–Armory Metro stop are both in walking distance.
Which D.C. home would you rent for around $1,700 a month?
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Bloomingdale one-bedroom English basement apartment
Capitol Hill one-bedroom apartment
Glover Park furnished studio apartment
Columbia Heights furnished one-bedroom apartment
Kingman Park one-bedroom apartment