Rent in the West Village in 1940s

CUNY’s Center for Urban Research launched a project titled Welcome to 1940s New York for which they found the above artifact outlining the cost of rent in the West Village back then which ranged from $30 to $150 per month. I’ll wait while your depression sets in.

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One response to “Rent in the West Village in 1940s

  1. And even with inflation, living across the street from Wash Sq Park would be $1797.41 in today’s dollars. FML.

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