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Take a tour of New York's most expensive neighborhood for renters, where the apartments cost $6,500 a month

Business Insider | Nov 11, 2017, 08.18 PM IST
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Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Central Park acts as a front yard for residents of 59th Street.

Central Park South is the most expensive rental neighborhood in New York City. The neighborhood's median asking rent is $6,500 a month. Once known as "hotel row" , many of those accommodations have now been converted into condos and co-ops.

One of Manhattan's smallest neighborhoods is also its most expensive for renters. Just below Central Park, between 5th and 8th Avenues on 58th and 59th Streets, you'll find the micro-neighborhood known as Central Park South.

This small stretch of Manhattan is bounded by the greenery of Central Park on one side and soaring condo buildings and five-star hotels on the other. Billionaire's Row , which earned its name from its sky-high buildings with sky-high prices, is nearby.

According to StreetEasy data, the median asking rent in Central Park South is $6,500 a month.

Below, take a look at this small but extremely expensive micro-hood.

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