Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ’hoods. We’ve found five rentals within $100 of today’s price, $2,900. Vote for your favorite below!
Nestled on the hills of Silver Lake, this unit on the second floor of a Craftsman home features a washer and dryer, front porch, hardwood floors, and lots of light throughout. There’s also a back garden perfect for entertaining. Just minutes from all of the restaurants and cafes on Sunset Boulevard, the two-bedroom, one-bath is renting for $2,900.
There’s a vacancy in Casa Laguna, one of the most glamorous old apartment buildings in Los Angeles. It’s only a one-bedroom, one-bathroom, but it measures a roomy 1,270 square feet. It’s unclear from the listing photos which unit is actually available, but most of the apartments are adorned in beautiful 1920s tile and outfitted with built-ins, wood floors, and other charming details; some even have fireplaces. Either way, the courtyard complex would be a lovely place to call home. The unit is renting for $3,000.
In the West LA area, near Trader Joe’s, this newly remodeled two-bedroom, two-bath now sports a contemporary kitchen with marble countertops, navy blue cabinets, and gold fixtures. Other features include stylish light fixtures and a walk-in closet. The 10 and 405 freeways are nearby, but it’s also walking distance to Metro’s Expo/Sepulveda station. It’s renting for $2,880.
In a modern, Mediterranean-style building, this one-bedroom, one bath features a kitchen with a center island and some on-trend design details, including grey accent walls in the living room and a wood accent wall in the bedroom. On the rooftop, there’s a lounging area with couches, chairs, and tables, plus treetop views. This unit is renting for $2,811.
Off Olive and Olympic, in booming South Park, Olympic by Windsor was built in 2016 and has such amenities as a gym, wine room, conference rooms, and pool. There’s a pet-friendly two-bedroom, one-bath available with an open floor plan, carpeted bedroom, double vanity, and in-unit washer and dryer. Located a block away from Whole Foods Market, it’s renting $2,825.
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