How to Transform Your Space with 3 Easy Home Decor Ideas
Seems Insane! Manhattan’s Million Dollar Parking Spaces
We all know that Manhattan real estate prices are out of control, but this story takes the madness to a new level. At 42 Crosby Street, the site for a new luxury apartment building, parking spaces are being sold for One Million Dollars a piece. Yes, you read that right; they’re selling parking spaces for $1 million
How To Move To NYC The Ike Edeani Way
Moving to New York City sucks. First, you have to figure out how to get yourself here. Then you have to figure out how to get your stuff here. Then you have to find a place to stay temporarily. Then you have to navigate the insane NYC housing market and find an apartment. And then, after all that, you still have to get all of your stuff from your temporary home to your new, permanent home. At which point you’ve basically moved three times. We have good news. There’s a better way, and professional photographer Ike Edeani has found it!
Patrick Janelle’s NYC Summer Essentials
We’ve been obsessed with Patrick Janelle’s Instagram this summer. Burgers. Parks. Skylines. Cappucinos. Staycations. Vacations. He’s pretty much the quintessential New York Instagrammer. So naturally, when he signed up for MakeSpace, we knew we had to make something happen. With a shared love of burgers and parks, we decided to have Patrick curate a bin of his New York City Summer Park Essentials.
We’re Giving Away Beautiful Tiny Plants From The Sill
This week we’re partnering with our friends over at The Sill to bring a little green to your New York City apartment. We’ll be giving away a few tiny succulents and one Philodendron.
Build A Micro-Bar For Your Micro-Brews
When it comes to living in NYC, you have to get a little thrifty. The average rental price in Manhattan is over $50 a square foot! Rather than curl up in a ball on your love seat and cry, you might want to get smart about what you do with your extremely valuable space.
Seems Insane! ONE57 Residential Skyscraper To Charge $4,000/Sq Foot For Storage Bins
We all know that New York City is insane, but this story from The Real Deal takes the cake. Manhattan’s most talked-about luxury apartment building, One57, will be selling storage bins to its residents for $4,000 a square foot!
New Yorkers Resort To Sleeping Their Babies In Bathrooms And Closets
No one suffers under the insanity of this city more than parents. DNAInfo reports that parents have been basically forced to start sleeping their babies in bathrooms, closets, and any other unused spaces they can find around their tiny apartments.
How To Break Up In 2014
It’s 2014; we live on our smartphones, our relationships are as textual as they are physical, and as impersonal as it sounds, people actually break up over gchat. At this point it’s pretty much a cliché to send a breakup text, and in New York City, where no one has a car and apartments are in short supply, dealing with a breakup is especially hard. Here at MakeSpace, we truly want everyone to find love, but we also know that sometimes it’s just not meant to be. That’s why we’re going to teach you how to transition through a breakup in 2014, using the luxuries afforded by modern technology.
Purina One Cat Cafe Brings Kittens To New Yorkers Who Don’t Have Space For Pets
When we heard that the first ever ‘cat cafe’ in North America was opening just a ten minute walk from our office, we had to go. These coffee shops full of playful kitties have long been popular in Tokyo, where strict renter laws prevent most citizens from keeping pets in their apartments, but these havens for cat-lovers are seemingly perfect for New York City where lots of animal lovers can’t keep a pet in their apartment for a different reason, because they just don’t have the space.