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Guess How Much This Guy Pays A Month To Essentially Live In A Manhattan Closet

A brief tour of a 100-square-foot New York City apartment.

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Village Voice recently got to tour of one of the most infamous tiny apartments in Manhattan. The tenant, Grayson Altenberg, a recent NYC transplant care of Wisconsin, works at a Lincoln Center restaurant. And this is how he lives:

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Altenberg chose the infamous 100-square-foot apartment because of its proximity to work.

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He doesn't mind not having a real kitchen, because he has a giant one at Lincoln Center.

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His dining area could use a little work, though.

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Altenberg remains optimistic, saying, "My living room is Central Park."

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The bathroom "needs a curtain, but it is literally a hole."

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"For the time being, my routine works here," Altenberg said. He's not sure what he would do if he were in a relationship, though, as the place barely fits one.

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The listing from when the place was last on the market is truly a masterpiece:

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"This famous (featured in media for ridiculously tiny size) apartment is available for the same price partially furnished or unfurnished - and it's SMALL.

How small is it, you ask?

- This apartment is so small, you can't have three friends over at the same time; one of you will have to wait outside in the hall.

- It's so small you can't gain weight once you move in.

- It's so small there's a bumper on the front door to keep it from hitting the back wall.

- It's so small you have to move the bed just to open and close the front door.

- It's about 100sf, with the main room perhaps 7' x 11', plus a bathroom, NO KITCHEN OR STOVE, and the shower next to the sink.

And fortunately, only this bullet point is true."

  1. So, how much do you think Altenberg pays a month for this place?

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    $850
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    $1,100
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    $1,850
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    $700
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    $950
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    Duh, he clearly pays for it with gourmet meals from his job.
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