Including in Roxbury, Dorchester, Brighton, and the North End

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount (or thereabouts) in the Boston area. Is one woman’s studio another woman’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Next up is $2,000 a month in Boston.


Photos via Coldwell Banker

Unit 1 at 90 Centre Street in Dorchester Center is a 1,200-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom on the first floor. The kitchen was recently updated.


Photos via Compass

In Brighton’s Cleveland Circle area, Unit 7 at 8 Kinross Road runs to 735 square feet, and includes one bedroom and one bathroom. The rent covers a nearby parking spot.

FenwayKenmore/Jamaica Plain

Unit 20 at 364 Riverway Street in the JP/Fenway-Kenmore borderlands runs to 535 square feet, and includes one bedroom and one bathroom.


The 850-square-foot Unit 1 at 45 Clifford Street is on the first floor, and includes two bedrooms and one bathroom. The in-building dryer is free to use.

The North End

Photo via Engel & Volkers

Unit 4 at 22 Battery Street is a one-bedroom, one-bathroom stretching to 500 square feet. There’s coin-operated laundry in the building.

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