Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular 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’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Next up is $3,000 a month in Somerville.
Unit 1 at 34 Calvin Street comes with central air and a washer-dryer. The three-bedroom, one-bathroom runs to 1,135 square feet.
Tufts University area
The 1,100-square-foot Unit 1 at 87 Irving Street includes three bedrooms and one bathroom as well. There is laundry in the building’s basement, and the rent covers access to both private and shared outdoor space.
Unit 3L at 12 Kilby Street is another three-bedroom, one-bathroom—this one 950 square feet. Much of it has been refinished. There’s laundry in the basement.
Tenants can live in a 1,757-square-foot Philly-style apartment with three bedrooms and one bathroom at 16 Windsor Road’s Unit 2. The $3,000 a month also covers two parking spots.
Unit 68 at 68 Endicott Avenue is another three-bedroom, one-bathroom. This 1,698-square-foot apartment includes central air, and the rent covers free use of a washer-dryer in the building’s basement.
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Unit 1 at 34 Calvin in Inman Square
Unit 1 at 87 Irving near Tufts
Unit 3L at 12 Kilby in Union Square
Unit 2 at 16 Windsor between Davis and Porter
Unit 68 at 68 Endicott in Teele Square