Six in the City: Family of 6 in 1,200 Square Feet

Six in the City: Family of 6 in 1,200 Square Feet

Aaron Able
Dec 18, 2009
Name: Michelle, Rod, Ben, Bo, Jackson & Lilly — Six in the City Location: Upper East Side NYC We are a family of 6 that moved from a 5,000 square foot home in Colorado to a 1,200 square foot apartment in Manhattan this fall. To say that it was challenging is an understatement! I figured out our apartment is smaller than a double wide trailer. Yes, it's glamorous living here in the city! I'm in a double-wide trailer in the sky with a family of six. There is room for only the essentials. Someone sent us a lovely bouquet of flowers a while back and when I picked them up from the doorman, Jackson gasped, "WHERE are we going to put THOSE?" The reality that we are living in a small space is not lost on anyone here, people. I recently posted a tour of our apartment at my blog: Six in the City. Thanks, Michelle! • HOUSE TOUR ARCHIVE Check out past house tours here • Interested in sharing your home with Apartment Therapy? Contact the editors through our House Tour Submission Form.
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