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What $3,000 a month rents around Boston now

Including in Back Bay, Dorchester, Beacon Hill, and Charlestown

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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 $3,000 a month in Boston.

Charlestown

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Unit 2 at 33 Mystic Street runs to 960 square feet and includes two bedrooms as well as one and a half bathrooms. There’s a washer-dryer and storage in the building’s basement.

Back Bay

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The rent for Unit 204 at 160 Commonwealth Avenue covers the furnishings as well. The 676 one-bedroom, one-bathroom is in a condo building with a 24-hour concierge and laundry on each floor.

Beacon Hill

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Unit 2E at 21 Beacon Street is a 772-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom in a building with a concierge desk and a shared roof deck.

Waterfront

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The 858-square-foot Unit 17E at 65 East India Row comes furnished for short-term leases and is available long-term otherwise. It’s a one-bedroom, one-bathroom in a full-service building.

Dorchester

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Now to Dot’s Lower Mills area, where the New England cape at 60 Temple Street includes three bedrooms and two bathrooms in its 2,000 square feet. The house also comes with parking for two on the driveway. There’s a washer-dryer in the basement.

Poll

Which one would you buy?

This poll is closed

  • 22%
    Unit 2 at 33 Mystic in Charlestown
    (18 votes)
  • 32%
    Unit 204 at 160 Commonwealth in Back Bay
    (26 votes)
  • 12%
    Unit 2E at 21 Beacon in Beacon Hill
    (10 votes)
  • 10%
    Unit 17E at 65 East India on the Waterfront
    (8 votes)
  • 22%
    60 Temple in Dorchester
    (18 votes)
80 votes total Vote Now