NYC Apartments for Rent under $2,500

Contrary to popular belief, living in Manhattan doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. Opportunities to find great deals are more common than you’d think, you just have to look for them. The rental apartments in the buildings below all fall in that category. Even in Manhattan’s more affluent neighborhoods, there are apartments available that are fantastic places that won’t break the bank. And even though they’re less expensive, they’re no less desirable, and if you look through our database yourself, we’d be willing to bet that you’d agree.

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4 Park Avenue 4 Park Avenue

4 Park Avenue, Murray Hill

4 Park Avenue Building - Murray Hill apartments for rent

As a high-rise apartment building in Manhattan’s Murray Hill, 4 Park Avenue boasts 364 luxury rentals in one of the city’s most quaint neighborhoods. Along with a highly sought-after Park Avenue address, residents can take advantage of 24-hour concierge services, on-site laundry, and a private parking garage.

20 Exchange Place 20 Exchange Place

20 Exchange Place, Financial District

20 Exchange Place Building - Financial District apartments for rent

The Financial District is known for its office building conversions, and 20 Exchange Place stands out among these, offering 843 luxury units for rent. Along with its flourishing residential locale, 20 Exchange offers contemporary amenities such as an on-site gym, private outdoor space, and full-service garage.

The Greystone The Greystone

212 West 91st Street, Upper West Side

The Greystone Building - 212 West 91st Street apartments for rent

With 429 apartments for rent on the Upper West Side, The Greystone at 212 West 91st Street exemplifies the elegance of its surrounding neighborhood. This rental building boasts a series of well-furnished and spacious apartments in addition to amenities such as a roof deck, private bicycle storage, and a residential gym.

90 West Street 90 West Street

90 West Street, Financial District

90 West Street Building - Financial District apartments for rent

As a pre-war luxury rental, 90 West Street features an architectural style of Manhattan’s past. This Financial District rental has since been restored for the demands of modern living. With a garden courtyard, a gym, and a private garage, 90 West Street flawlessly combines past and present in its listings.

The Octagon The Octagon

888 Main Street, Roosevelt Island

The Octagon Building - 888 Main Street apartments for rent

Structure recapitulates the uniquely named Octagon at 888 Main Street. This Roosevelt Island rental features 500 apartments of all sizes, boasting high quality furnishings and fixtures. The Octagon boasts a Silver LEED rating as well as close proximity to various nearby parks and waterfront entertainment options.

The Stanton The Stanton

196 Stanton Street, Lower East Side

The Stanton Building - 196 Stanton Street apartments for rent

When you are living on the Lower East Side, the least you’d expect is a stunning New York City view and the luxury apartments at the Stanton at 196 Stanton Street easily deliver on that. But that’s not all these apartments offer—fascinating homes with stunning and sleek features make them a great choice for luxury rentals.

575 West End Ave 575 West End Ave

575 West End Avenue, Upper West Side

Apartments for rent at 575 West End Ave in NYC

As a pre-war building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, 575 West End Avenue exemplifies the luxury and elegance of its neighborhood. With a variety of amenities and Manhattan landmarks, such as the Hudson River and Central Park, at easy reach, 575 West End Avenue is an ideal Upper West Side residence.

La Premiere La Premiere

230 West 55th Street, Midtown West

La Premiere - 230 West 55th Street - Midtown - NY

As part of Manhattan’s Midtown West neighborhood, La Premiere is a post-war high-rise, offering 230 luxury apartments for rent. In addition to placing residents near Central Park and Columbus Circle, the building provides residents with a rooftop deck, parking garage, and 24-hour concierge services.

45-40 Center Boulevard 45-40 Center Boulevard

45-40 Center Boulevard, Long Island City

45-40 Center Boulevard - LIC Rentals

Long Island City is generating a lot of buzz these days, thanks in no small part to buildings such as 45-40 Center Boulevard. Although there are many similar buildings in the area which have attracted people from Manhattan to Queens, this massive development sets the standard for luxury living in the neighborhood.

45-45 Center Boulevard 45-45 Center Boulevard

45-45 Center Boulevard, Long Island City

The Building - 45-45 Center Boulevard - Long Island City

If you're in the neighborhood of Hunters Point in Long Island City, it's impossible not to notice this astounding building. 45-45 Center Avenue impresses with size - it's one of the largest developments to open in NYC in the past 20 years - but the truly impressive details are much less obvious.