In Curbed Comparisons, we scour the rental listings to find out what your monthly budget can get in various Atlanta neighborhoods. Today, we'll take a look what those on a $1,000 budget can rent in four intown neighborhoods. While that sum might be meager in many other cities, there are quite a few options in ATL. Vote for the lease that you'd sign...
↑ Old Fourth Ward
For $1007 per month, this studio in the Pencil Factory Flats and Shops packs sleek modern living into 585 square feet, with a washer-dryer included. The unit has all the amenities one could want in a newer building, and while it might be tight on space, the location, adjacent to King Memorial MARTA station and just a few blocks from downtown, Georgia State University, the Atlanta Streetcar and Oakland Cemetery, means you'll spend more time out-and-about than cooped up inside. Other contenders:
↑ West Midtown
For $1040 per month, those seeking an industrial feel will love the concrete and exposed ductwork of this one-bedroom unit on the Westside. With a granite island in the kitchen, a walk-in closet and large patio, the apartment looks quite spacious for just 600 square feet. Just blocks from the retail precinct at Atlantic Station and the northern edge of Georgia Tech, the place has appeal for those who like electrical engineering and IKEA's Swedish meatballs.
↑ Piedmont Park
For $1050 per month, this one-bedroom unit is just one of five in an old house practically in Piedmont Park. Recently redone, the basement unit lacks the pizazz of a new building, but makes up for it with location in the heart of Midtown, and even includes water and gas in the rent.