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Apartments in Silver Lake, Koreatown, Baldwin Hills, and more

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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, $2,000. Vote for your favorite below!

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A photo of the main living area, which has a large window and parquet floors. Via Crescent Management
A photo of the bedroom, which also has parquet floors and a large window.
West Hollywood

We begin with this one-bedroom apartment right next to Plummer Park. The apartment’s most notable features are its large windows and parquet floors. It also holds a good amount of closet space. The complex has on-site laundry and a parking space. It rents for $1,925.

A photo of the interior of the living room with laminate wood floors.
A photo fo the large kitchen, which has been remodeled and now has new appliances and counters.
Silver Lake

Walking distance from shops and restaurants, this petite one-bedroom on Sunset Boulevard has an incredibly good location. The apartment has a new kitchen, stainless steel appliances (including a dishwasher), new flooring, and hookups for a washer and dryer. It rents for $2,095.

A photo of the flights of stairs leading up to the entry to the apartment. Via CENTURY 21 Union Realty Company
A photo of the living room, which has large windows and a carpeted floor.
Baldwin Hills

Not far from the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, this one-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment offers 1,250 square feet of space, a bonus room, a new-ish kitchen, and an updated bathroom. It includes two parking spaces and rents for $2,100.

A photo of the living room, which shows off the unit’s original hardwood floors. Via The Rental Girl
A photo of the bedroom, which is bright and also has hardwood floors.
South Pasadena

This one-bedroom apartment is described as “cheerful and charming,” and that seems on-point. The unit has its original hardwood floors throughout, in-unit laundry machines, a parking spot, and a pet-friendly policy. Located in a quiet neighborhood close to parks, it rents for $1,925.

A photo of the living room, decorative fireplace, and hardwood floors.
A photo of the kitchen, which has new appliances and vintage-looking cabinets.

Updates abound in this vintage one-bedroom apartment two blocks from the Wilshire/Western Purple Line station. The large kitchen and bathroom have been remodeled, and the unit includes a washer and dryer. The kitchen has a cute built-in table and seating, and there’s a decorate fireplace in the living room. It rents for $1,925.


Which apartment would you rent?

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  • 15%
    West Hollywood
    (192 votes)
  • 25%
    Silver Lake
    (323 votes)
  • 10%
    Baldwin Hills
    (138 votes)
  • 20%
    South Pasadena
    (263 votes)
  • 27%
    (343 votes)
1259 votes total Vote Now