Want an apartment in NYC for under $2,000 a month? Look here

Jackson Heights is a mishmash of great Indian and South American restaurants and the birthplace of the garden apartment community. From 37th Avenue to Northern Boulevard, the streets are jammed with massive buildings (mostly co-ops) with some of the city’s best communal courtyards — as well as some extremely picturesque row houses.

Check out this charming piece of property in Jackson Heights.Photo: Zandy Mangold

“A lot of those are co-op, and they don’t allow rentals,” warns Jennifer McLean of Charles Rutenberg Realty — but a healthy smattering of the boards don’t seem to mind, and these apartments are usually light-filled and spacious.