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What $2,300 rents in LA right now

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Picks include a vintage apartment on Miracle Mile and a one-bedroom in the heart of Downtown

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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, $2,300. Vote for your favorite below!

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A photo of the living room, which has a decorative tiled fireplace, wood floors, and original arched doorways.
A view of the full living room, as seen through the arched doorway near the kitchen.
A photo of the kitchen, which looks like it is original to the unit and features white tile counters, white cabinets, and a teal and black Deco-style backsplash. Via Re/Max Estate Properties
A photo of the building’s exterior, which is in the Spanish Colonial Revival style.
Miracle Mile

This one-bedroom apartment has a stellar location—just a two-block walk away from LACMA and the other Museum Mile institutions. Even without the proximity to fun museums, the apartment has a lot going for it: hardwood floors throughout, arched doorways and niches, a Batchelder-tiled (decorative) fireplace, a formal dining room, and parking for one car. It rents for $2,400.

An exterior photo of the building, which has two stories and a walkway that run along all the apartments’ entrances on each floor. Via Winstonrd Apartments
An interior photo of the white living room, which has wood floors and a fireplace.

This two-bedroom apartment is one of just eight units in the complex, which is located just off Fountain and Highland. The apartment comes with a dining nook, wall-mounted air conditioning, a sunny kitchen, and a decent amount of storage space. It comes with parking and rents for $2,300.

An exterior photo of the building, which is two stories with garages on the ground floor.
A photo of the kitchen, which has stainless steel appliances, white cabinets, and a washer and dryer.
West Hollywood

This newly remodeled two-bedroom apartment near Fountain and Formosa offers one bathroom, stainless steel appliances, in-unit laundry machines, central air conditioning, a balcony, and parking. The rent is $2,395.

An exterior shot of the stand-alone rental unit, which is in a backyard.
The living room, which has laminate wood floors, a ceiling fan, and recessed lights.
The kitchen, which features new stainless steel appliances and white stone granite counters. Via Excellence RE Real Estate
The bathroom, which has granite sinks and a stacked washer and dryer. There is also a glass-enclosed shower.
Valley Village

This just-built back house holds one bedroom, one bathroom, and a host of new finishes and appliances. The unit is equipped with central air conditioning and ceiling fans (which make life easier in the San Fernando Valley’s infamous heat). The kitchen also has new appliances, granite counters, and a dishwasher. The in-unit laundry is tucked into the spacious bathroom. It rents for $2,200.

A photo of the kitchen, which has granite counters, and the living room, which has a wall that is almost entirely windows.
A photo of the bedroom, which also has a wall which is almost entirely windows.
Financial District

Located right across the street from the Central Library in Downtown LA, this one-bedroom condo is in the heart of Downtown. The apartment has tall ceilings, wood floors, and in-unit laundry, plus access to the complex’s gym and oasis-like sundeck. It rents for $2,400.


Which would you rent?

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  • 39%
    Miracle Mile
    (657 votes)
  • 7%
    (126 votes)
  • 27%
    West Hollywood
    (454 votes)
  • 14%
    Valley Village
    (233 votes)
  • 11%
    Financial District
    (194 votes)
1664 votes total Vote Now