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Thread: Bloomberg's "micro-units" are too big

  1. #1
    Aug 2005
    Forest Hills, NY

    Bloomberg's "micro-units" are too big

    My blog post at CNU on the subject.

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    OH....IO Hink's avatar
    Jan 2005
    Hang on Sloopy...land
    Quote Originally posted by lewyn View post
    My blog post at CNU on the subject.
    Instead of linking to other sites, how about you describe it here? If you want to talk about a topic, give some comments or explain the concept then link... just linking is not a way to start a conversation....
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    Cyburbian DetroitPlanner's avatar
    Mar 2004
    Where the weak are killed and eaten.
    Why would you not count the bathroom as square footage? Was it a shared bath? If it wasn't certainly it should be included in the unit size as I am sure there would probably be space in there to put things that would otherwise clutter your 145 sq ft (soap, razors, TP, toothbrushes...)

    While 300 sq ft is not a large place, it is certainly a size that woud appeal to people and the clustering of so many units of that size would bring demands on the City's infastructure more than a few 200 sq foot apartments carved out of a building whose typical floor plan would be a 600-700 sq ft apartment.

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