For Sale: The Skinniest House in NYC

created at: 10/26/2011

The property at 75 1/2 Bedford Street in the West Village of NYC, is famous for once being the home to Edna St. Vincent Millay, Margret Mead, Cary Grant and John Barrymore. Also known as the Millay House, it may also be the skinniest in the city. Built in 1850, the property is a scant 9 feet wide.   

The Kitchen at 75 1/2 Bedford Street

But what it lacks in width it makes up for in ammenities, which include marble facades, custom millwork, and a master bath complete with a balcony that overlooks a private back garden. Continue Reading

Upper West Side Microstudio: New York’s Smallest Apartment?

created at: 04/05/2011

Just how small does an apartment have to be before it’s qualified as a ‘microstudio?’ In the case of Felice Cohen’s Upper West Side apartment, that figure would be 90 square feet. She pays $700 a month in rent. Comparatively, the average rent for an Upper West Side pad is $3,600. Watch the video below to see how Felice lives in such a tiny place, and then answer this question: Could you live in 90 square feet? Continue Reading