New York Storage Unit Sells for $300K

Design News 08.26.13

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In the basement of Tribeca's newest luxury high rise, the storage wars are underway. 56 Leonard just sold a 200 square-foot storage unit for $300,000 — that's $1,500 a square foot. The condos themselves are going between $2,000 and $6,000 a square foot, with the penthouse under contract for $47 million. The building is set to open in 2015.

In other news, MoMA has an exhibition dedicated to sound art, and in the future, will we build structures from bacteria? See the headlines after the jump.

• New Yorkers spending $300G on STORAGE in the basement of luxury skyscraper | New York Post
• Hear Here: MoMA Debuts Its First Show Devoted To Sound | Co.Design
How We'll Grow The Next Generation Of Buildings With Bacteria | Co.Exist

(Image: via New York Post)