You already know the reasons why NYC is the best place to raise a family, right? But when it comes to finding a family-friendly apartment in Gotham, we know the odds are stacked against even the bravest of space-seekers. Lucky for you, we've rounded up our pick of the week's best two-bedroom NYC apartments, all priced between $1,800 and $2,600 per month. Just remember, if you love it, move fast-they'll be gone before you know it! Godspeed, dear renter, and don't forget the ten commandments of apartment hunting. Check back next week for more from real-estate site Zumper's inventory.
Two-bedroom in Two Bridges, $2,450
This cool two-bedroom off the East Broadway stop in Two Bridges is both charming and roomy. There’s a gorgeous kitchen with stainless steel appliances (stove, fridge and dishwasher) plus pretty dark wood cabinetry. As an added bonus, the building is flanked by playgrounds (including Playground One, Coleman Square Playground and Martin F. Tanahey Playground).
Two-bedroom in Prospect Heights, $2,500
Who doesn’t love a space with old world charm? There’s crown molding, a gorgeous brick fireplace, stained hardwood flooring (seemingly original) plus cozy radiator heat for cooler nights. On weekends, travel to the nearby Brooklyn Museum and Prospect Park!
Two-bedroom in Park Slope, $2,595
Make the coziest living room ever with a sectional couch and play corner near this apartment’s cool brick statement wall. There’s plenty of natural light, the bedrooms are small (but awesome) and you’re situated in one of the best family neighborhoods in the city right near Prospect Park.
Two-bedroom on the Upper East Side, $2,500/month
There’s plenty of potential for this cool apartment to be your next dream home. There’s closet space and built-in shelving for storage, a huge master bedroom and a kitchen with full-size appliances—you’re even a few block from the Gracie Mansion Conservancy and Carl Schurz Park!