Micro Units

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Micro Units, from most recent to least.

A Look Inside NYC’s First Micro-Unit

A Look Inside NYC’s First Micro-Unit

UrbanTurf Staff | November 13th 2015

New York Magazine recently published photos of one of the 300 square-foot units. ... read »

NYC’s First Micro-Units Will Deliver in December

NYC’s First Micro-Units Will Deliver in December

UrbanTurf Staff | October 21st 2015

Carmel Place is a 55-unit building that won former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's competition to build a multi-family micro-unit building in... read »

DC’s Micro-Unit Development Rundown

DC’s Micro-Unit Development Rundown

UrbanTurf Staff | October 1st 2015 | 2 Comments

From Blagden Alley to Crystal City, there are a number of developments in the works in the DC area where the average unit size does not exceed 400... read »

IKEA Tests Concepts For The World’s Tiny Apartments

IKEA Tests Concepts For The World’s Tiny Apartments

UrbanTurf Staff | September 30th 2015 | 1 Comment

The Wall Street Journal reports that the furniture company has been testing out a variety of concepts in a small Swedish apartment. ... read »

NYC Developer Buys Georgetown’s Latham Hotel, Plans Residential or Hotel

NYC Developer Buys Georgetown’s Latham Hotel, Plans Residential or Hotel

UrbanTurf Staff | September 10th 2015

The plan for micro-units at the former hotel is nixed as the site sells to Thor Equities for approximately $53 million. ... read »

A Mere 299 Square Feet in Columbia Heights

A Mere 299 Square Feet in Columbia Heights

Tianna Man | August 28th 2015

UrbanTurf has written about a number of sub-300 square-foot apartments in the DC region over the years, but when a new one comes online it is always... read »

A San Francisco Architect Transforms an Old Boiler Room

A San Francisco Architect Transforms an Old Boiler Room

Tianna Man | August 5th 2015

A boiler-room-brick-house conversion is modern and inspiring for small spaces. ... read »

How To Make a 140 Square Foot Apartment Functional

How To Make a 140 Square Foot Apartment Functional

Tianna Man | August 4th 2015

Designer Szymon Hanczar designs his 140-square feet to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing. ... read »

Micro-Unit Hotel Proposed near Mount Vernon Square Would Have No Parking

Micro-Unit Hotel Proposed near Mount Vernon Square Would Have No Parking

Tianna Man | June 24th 2015

Like SB-Urban, Douglas Development claimed its millennial clientele wouldn't have or use cars. ... read »

Arlington Plans to Approve WeWork/WeLive Concept

Arlington Plans to Approve WeWork/WeLive Concept

UrbanTurf Staff | May 11th 2015

The Arlington County Manager is recommending that the County Board approve a site plan amendment for WeWork's planned residential development in... read »


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Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
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