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What $2,750 a month rents around Boston

Discover what the sum commands in neighborhoods such as South Boston, Dorchester, the South End, and Beacon Hill

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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’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Next up is $2,750 a month in different Boston neighborhoods.

South End

A small kitchen with a stove at the end of an L-shaped counter.
A narrow, empty living room with a fireplace and a bay window.
A bathroom with a cabinet above the toilet, which is next to the sink which is next to the shower. Listed by: Coldwell Banker
A closet empty except for a square washer-dryer machine.

Unit 3 at 22 Yarmouth Street is a 700-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom with its own washer-dryer.


A bathroom with a toilet next to a vanity next to a shower with a sliding door.
An empty room with a closed closet door.
The view toward a kitchen and its counter from a hallway. Listed by: Benjamin Bern

Two decks and four bedrooms come with Unit 2 at 33 Wolcott Street, a renovated apartment for rent that runs to 1,400 square feet. There is also one bathroom.

South End

This is another apartment for rent in the South End, toward where the neighborhood meets Bay Village and Back Bay. Unit B at 70 Chandler Street is a 750-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom with a washer-dryer and central air. It also has its own patio.

Beacon Hill

Unit 5 at 59 Phillips Street comes complete with a wood-burning stove in the living room and access to a shared roof deck. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom is 500 square feet.

South Boston

We end where Southie starts to meet Dorchester. Unit 3A at 50 West Broadway comes fully furnished. It’s a one-bedroom, one-bathroom with 700 square feet and a washer-dryer.


Which $2,750 Boston spread would you rent?

This poll is closed

  • 9%
    Unit 3 at 22 Yarmouth in the South End
    (4 votes)
  • 9%
    Unit 2 at 33 Wolcott in Dorchester
    (4 votes)
  • 38%
    Unit B at 70 Chandler in the South End
    (17 votes)
  • 27%
    Unit 5 at 59 Phillips in Beacon Hill
    (12 votes)
  • 15%
    Unit 3A at 50 West Broadway in South Boston
    (7 votes)
44 votes total Vote Now