This week has become small spaces week in New York City, with the announcement of the winner of the city’s adAPT micro apartment competition and the unveiling of the runners-up. Not at all coincidentally, this week also marks the opening of a new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York, Making Room, focused on new housing models for New York City. Prior to Mayor Bloomberg’s adAPT announcement at MCNY this week, Curbed took a stroll through the exhibition, which was inspired by a Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC) initiative comparing NYC’s housing stock with its population demographics. That initiative’s general conclusion: if 33 percent of NYC households are single adults living alone, NYC needs more small apartments.

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