Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various San Francisco neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $2,700.
↑ $2,750/month gets you a neat and clean studio apartment on the first floor of a c. 1900 building in Hayes Valley. Laundry's shared, there's no parking or pets allowed. We're digging the "desk nook."
↑ This studio apartment near the Panhandle comes with a pretty great perk: cleaning twice per month. It's a sunny apartment "nestled deep within the culture and lore of the much-celebrated NoPa neighborhood." There's spacious deck with direct access to the eating garden. No pets or parking; laundry's in the building. It's $2,650/month.
↑ In SoMa, a very tiny loft is asking $2,750/month. The loft is only accessible via ladder and you cannot stand up in it, but it does look like a spacious area to rest your head at night. There's also air conditioning. The building has lots of amenities, including a laundry facilities and a roof deck. No pets or parking.
↑ Head west and you'll eventually find one-bedrooms that are in the $2700/month range. In this case it's a 1-bedroom apartment on 27th Avenue and Lake Street in the Central Richmond. Super bonus: there's a small study in addition to the bedroom. No pets, parking, or laundry.
↑ Want to live just a block from Dolores Park? Do check out this 1-bedroom apartment in the Mission that's asking $2,750/month. The apartment is charming, which means it has quirks like architectural elements and a checkered floor in the kitchen. It could benefit from a little R&R as well. No mention of laundry or parking, but there is a strict no pets policy.