9 Space-Saving Tips For Tiny NYC Apartments

Photo: Courtesy of The Container Store.
Like overcrowded subways and rapidly rising rent, small-space living is a topic of conversation over which New Yorkers bond, citywide. But, as much as there may be to complain about — kitchens in living rooms, bedrooms without closets, staircase landings that double as out-of-season storage — a scarcity of square footage has made us all, if anything, a very resourceful bunch.

For those looking to add a few tips to their urban-living toolkits, three local experts share space-saving — and storage-maximizing — secrets for making even the tiniest of cubbyholes feel limitless. 'Tis nearly the season for spring makeovers, after all.