Today our cousins at Curbed National proved that the same amount of rent means many different things in many different cities. But it also means many different things in many different neighborhoods--so let's explore what $1,600 can get you in five different LA neighborhoods.
Location: Silver Lake
What you get: "Cute, cozy" (read: small) one bedroom in a duplex. Comes with hardwood floors, private patio, views of the reservoir, and one parking spot.
Location: Montecito Heights
What you get: A two bedroom, 1,237 square foot house with fireplace, frontyard, and a second kitchen entrance.
What you get: An 820 square foot, one bedroom southeast corner unit on the eleventh floor of the 1924 Gaylord building on Wilshire. Utilities, front desk attendant, fitness center, bike racks, shared terrace, and pool included. There's also the HMS Bounty bar and the Cafe Mermaid onsite.
Location: Vermont Vista
What you get: "Newly updated" three bedroom, one bathroom, 1,050 square foot house. Comes with its own backyard, new refrigerator and stove.
Location: Manhattan Beach
What you get: A 500 square foot one bedroom apartment above a garage. Comes with a shared courtyard, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, enclosed porch, and water and trash. Street parking only, but really close to the beach.
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