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What $2,500 rents around Cambridge and Somerville right now

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Including in Union Square, West Cambridge, and Neighborhood Nine

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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 woman’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Next up is $2,500 a month in neighbors Somerville and Cambridge.

East Cambridge

Photos via Coldwell Banker

The one-bedroom, one-bathroom Unit 408 at 4 Canal Park comes with central air-conditioning and one garaged parking space. There’s also a washer-dryer in-unit.

Union Square

Photos via Coldwell Banker

In Somerville’s Union Square, Unit 3D at 80 Webster Avenue is asking $2,500 a month for its 740 square feet, its one bedroom, and its one bathroom. There’s free laundry in the building and a shared roof deck up top.

West Cambridge

Photos via Coldwell Banker

Unit 205 at 1 Aberdeen Way is 766 square feet and contains one bedroom and one bathroom. There’s a washer-dryer in the unit, and the rent covers a parking space.

Somerville

Photos via Revolution Realty

The two-floor Unit 2 at 57 Properzi Way near the Somerville-Cambridge border runs to 1,000 square feet, and contains three bedrooms and one bathroom. It comes with an enclosed porch, and there’s coin-operated laundry in the basement.

Neighborhood Nine

Photos via Re/Max Destiny

Unit 3 at 16 Shepard Street in Cambridge’s Neighborhood Nine is 724 square feet, and includes one bedroom and one bathroom. It also has a patio and a backyard.

Poll

Which apartment would you rent?

This poll is closed

  • 6%
    Unit 408 at 4 Canal in East Cambridge
    (6 votes)
  • 15%
    Unit 3D at 80 Webster in Union Square
    (15 votes)
  • 10%
    Unit 205 at 1 Aberdeen in West Cambridge
    (10 votes)
  • 28%
    Unit 2 57 Properzi near the Somerville-Cambridge border
    (27 votes)
  • 39%
    Unit 3 at 16 Shepard in Neighborhood Nine
    (38 votes)
96 votes total Vote Now