Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ’hoods. We’ve found five rentals within $100 of today’s price, $2,200. Vote for your favorite below.
Move into this striking 1930s Spanish-style building in Mid-Wilshire and make the one-bedroom’s hardwood floors, private balcony, built-ins, and period details your own. The building is small, with only eight units, and comes with parking for an extra monthly fee ($75) and on-site laundry. Located a block away from Little Ethiopia and its delectable eateries, the apartment rents for $2,295.
This remodeled Long Beachone-bedroom offers 1,250 square feet of space, a kitchen with stainless steel appliances, in-unit laundry, and a shared patio—all within a few blocks of the city’s lively downtown core and stops on the Blue Line. Parking is available for an added monthly fee ($200). The apartment rents for $2,200.
Another transit-close option is this South Pasadenaone-bedroom, which sits about a block from the local Gold Line station. The 1,000-square-foot apartment has in-unit laundry, gleaming wood floors, parking, and “the possibility of a 2nd bedroom or office conversion” within the unit. It rents for $2,285.
If vintage charm is not your style, this contemporary Valley Villagetwo-bedroom might do the trick. Just south of Chandler Boulevard and not far from the 170 Freeway, this apartment holds an updated kitchen, spacious bedroom closets, laminate floors, parking, and a pool. It rents for $2,250.
Tucked up behind the Whole Foods 365 market in Silver Lake, this two-bedroom apartment in a gated complex features hardwood floors, on-site laundry, and parking for an extra monthly fee. Located a short walk from the LA River and Silver Lake Meadow, the apartment rents for $2,295.
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