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!

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