100 Sq. Ft. Apartment in Harlem: $1250 Per Month

“Daily News reporter Simone Weichselbaum explores the smallest apartment in New York City at 14 Convent Ave.

   In jail, captives get an eight-foot-wide space plus three meals a day as they pay their debt to society.

But in one Harlem building, the captives in a 100-square-foot apartment pay $1,275 a month — and there is no free grub.…”

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From Rick Gordon

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

3 Responses to 100 Sq. Ft. Apartment in Harlem: $1250 Per Month

  1. there is something about this apartment, maybe it is how the space is angled, that I like.

    also, from the angle of the photo, it appears this ceiling is high enough, the creative tennet could build something to make a pseudo loft – bed on top, desk/storage/kitchen on bottom?

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