Lena Dunham finally has a place to put all that tiny furniture! The Museum of the City of New York understands that when you wake up in the morning you blast your head on the ceiling and punch a hole in each of the bedroom walls while stretching.
Tomorrow, the museum is opening an exhibit that features a fully furnished 325-square-foot studio apartment that incorporates the latest space-saving designs. We suspect that same day, at least ten New Yorkers will agree to give someone half their take-home pay to sublet a 300-square-foot "room" they share with a boiler.
In the exhibit apartment, there's a bed that folds out over a couch, a padded ottoman containing four nesting chairs, a fold-out dinette table that retracts under the kitchen counter and a TV that slides away to reveal a bar. The bar is something many New Yorkers are accustomed to using in order to forget how close their bathroom is to their kitchen.More »