Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount (or thereabouts) in the Boston area. Is one woman’s studio another woman’s townhouse? Let’s find out! This week it’s $3,000 a month in rent.
Unit 3 at 16 School Street in Roxbury runs to 1,400 square feet and has three bedrooms as well as two bathrooms. It’s new construction, and the rent covers a back deck. There are also W/D hookups in a laundry room within the apartment.
In Brighton, $3,000 a month gets this short-term furnished rental with two bedrooms and one bathroom. The rent for the 800-square-foot Unit 0 at 108 Kenrick Street also covers laundry in the building’s shared basement.
Unit 501 at 142 Commercial Street on the waterfront runs to 785 square feet and includes one bedroom and one bathroom. The rent covers access to a shared roof deck. There’s laundry in the building, too.
Up in Charlestown, $3,000 a month rents a 1,100-square-foot two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom apartment with its own laundry. Unit 1 at 13 Monument Square also comes with a private patio.
We end in South Boston, at Unit 2 at 841-843 East Fourth Street, a duplex that includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms in its 1,500 square feet. There is a private deck and W/D hookups.
Which one would you rent?
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Unit 3 at 16 School in Roxbury
Unit 0 at 108 Kenrick in Brighton
Unit 501 at 142 Commercial on the waterfront
Unit 1 at 13 Monument in Charlestown
Unit 2 at 841-843 East Fourth in South Boston