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 on the Upper East Side, $2,400/month
This beautifully-renovated apartment on the Upper East Side has pretty wood floors, gorgeous natural light and is near the 4, 5, 6 trains at 86th St, plus it’s only four blocks from Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Did we mention it also has a cute courtyard?
Two-bedroom in Two Bridges, $2,400/month
Featuring high ceilings, large bedrooms and a spacious kitchen with plenty of cabinet space, this apartment is your perfect pick for a growing family. It’s right near Museum at Eldridge St, Chatham Square Library and several playgrounds too!
Two-bedroom in Williamsburg, $2,499/month
With 800 square feet of living space and tons of closets to offer, this sweet apartment has plenty of room for you and the kiddos. It’s also right near two playgrounds!
Two-bedroom in Downtown Brooklyn, $2,200/month
Carefully preserved pre-war details like two filled white fireplaces and cast iron tub make this place a charming city find for families who seek a slice of classic New York.
Two-bedroom in Crown Heights for $2,500/month
Never clean kiddie messes out of a carpet again! This apartment appears to be entirely tiled and newly renovated to boot, so it’ll be hard for the little ones to do much damage.