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What $5,000/Month Rents Around Boston Right Now

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It's that supreme tipping point in the Boston rental market: five grand. Do you sign for that or just go head and buy already? We snooped around current listings for our latest Curbed Comparisons to gauge what $5,000 actually gets you in the city. We found a half-dozen apartments and condos, including a price-chopped gem at Millennium Place and one at the new Fox Residences offering one month free.


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1. 178 Commonwealth Avenue, #6

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178 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,520
The Pitch: "Price just lowered by $1000!! Cannot beat this high end Penthouse Duplex with incredible Roof Deck in the heart of Back Bay! First floor has majestically high ceilings, living room w fireplace, master bed w fireplace and full bath, loft space that would be a perfect office, and kitchen."

2. 46 Gloucester Street, #3

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46 Gloucester Street
Boston, MA 02115

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,000
The Pitch: "FURNISHED - includes everything. Gorgeous, new renovation, 1 bedroom plus den in the heart of the Back Bay. Amazing details throughout - high ceilings, extensive moldings, gas fireplace, 2 marble bathrooms. gourmet chef's granite kitchen , stainless, & gas cooking."

3. 6 North Hudson Street, #1

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6 North Hudson Street
Boston, MA 02113

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 900
The Pitch: "Spectacular location on the Freedom Trail in North End! The best of both worlds is yours adjacent to Copps Hill and Slye Park; just a few steps to waterfront park with beautiful sunset views of Charles River basin, marina, the USS Constitution, tennis courts, and green space."

4. Millennium Place, #306

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580 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111

2-BR, 2-BA
1,140
"Midtown's newest luxury residential building, Millennium Place is the address for the who's who in Boston. Located across the street from the Ritz Carlton, Millennium Place is situated in the middle of it all, just a few minutes walk from the financial district, a block from the beautiful Boston Common, and a mere steps from the Boylston T station."

5. Fox Residences, #602

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407 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108

3-BR, 1-BA
925
""FURNISHED"..ONE MONTH FEE PAID...ONE MONTH FREE FOR 8/31 LEASE. Introducing the Fox Residences! Constructed in 1935, this classic art deco building was originally designed to house the nation's premier and most glamorous furrier, I.J Fox."

6. 77 Worcester Street, #4

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77 Worcester Street
Boston, MA 02118

3-BR, 2.5-BA
1,705
"Stunning new construction penthouse duplex, three bedroom home with over 1700 square feet of living space! Sweeping city views from the open living/dining room featuring vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace, and a gorgeous top of the line gourmet cook's kitchen featuring Viking appliances, wine fridge, island, and amazing cabinet space."

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1. 178 Commonwealth Avenue, #6

178 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,520
The Pitch: "Price just lowered by $1000!! Cannot beat this high end Penthouse Duplex with incredible Roof Deck in the heart of Back Bay! First floor has majestically high ceilings, living room w fireplace, master bed w fireplace and full bath, loft space that would be a perfect office, and kitchen."

178 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

2. 46 Gloucester Street, #3

46 Gloucester Street, Boston, MA 02115

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 1,000
The Pitch: "FURNISHED - includes everything. Gorgeous, new renovation, 1 bedroom plus den in the heart of the Back Bay. Amazing details throughout - high ceilings, extensive moldings, gas fireplace, 2 marble bathrooms. gourmet chef's granite kitchen , stainless, & gas cooking."

46 Gloucester Street
Boston, MA 02115

3. 6 North Hudson Street, #1

6 North Hudson Street, Boston, MA 02113

Size: 2-BR, 2-BA
Square Footage: 900
The Pitch: "Spectacular location on the Freedom Trail in North End! The best of both worlds is yours adjacent to Copps Hill and Slye Park; just a few steps to waterfront park with beautiful sunset views of Charles River basin, marina, the USS Constitution, tennis courts, and green space."

6 North Hudson Street
Boston, MA 02113

4. Millennium Place, #306

580 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111

2-BR, 2-BA
1,140
"Midtown's newest luxury residential building, Millennium Place is the address for the who's who in Boston. Located across the street from the Ritz Carlton, Millennium Place is situated in the middle of it all, just a few minutes walk from the financial district, a block from the beautiful Boston Common, and a mere steps from the Boylston T station."

580 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111

5. Fox Residences, #602

407 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108

3-BR, 1-BA
925
""FURNISHED"..ONE MONTH FEE PAID...ONE MONTH FREE FOR 8/31 LEASE. Introducing the Fox Residences! Constructed in 1935, this classic art deco building was originally designed to house the nation's premier and most glamorous furrier, I.J Fox."

407 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108

6. 77 Worcester Street, #4

77 Worcester Street, Boston, MA 02118

3-BR, 2.5-BA
1,705
"Stunning new construction penthouse duplex, three bedroom home with over 1700 square feet of living space! Sweeping city views from the open living/dining room featuring vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace, and a gorgeous top of the line gourmet cook's kitchen featuring Viking appliances, wine fridge, island, and amazing cabinet space."

77 Worcester Street
Boston, MA 02118