10 Sleek Space-Savers That Are Perfect For A Tiny Apartment

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New Yorkers have always lived in small spaces, but city living could be taken the extreme thanks to Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s new plans for 300-square-foot “micro” apartments.The units, which will be built in Kips Bay, are about the size of a large walk-in closet. And closets could be one amenity missing in the “micro” units.

Fortunately, there are some great space-saving techniques and furniture items that can make living in a tiny space somewhat more bearable.

This bookshelf and wine-rack combo for $899 saves space and offers some hidden compartments.

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For $99, this four-piece ottoman provides extra seating room, a place to put your feet up, and extra storage.

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The Softee Beige from Jennifer Convertibles is a sofa-bed that's only 65-inches wide. And you get a bed and couch in one for just $399.

This $169 coffee table from IKEA has wheels, which makes it perfect for rolling out of the way when you need more room.

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In small spaces, you need to take advantage of height. This dresser is only 20 inches wide.

If you need some office space, this corner desk for $149 maximizes your work area.

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In a kitchen where counter space is limited, the Black & Decker coffee pot attaches to the cabinet. It makes eight cups!

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Keep using vertical space in the kitchen with this skinny toaster, which simultaneously toasts both sides of the bread, for $39.

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Bloomberg's micro apartments might not have a closet, so get this clothing storage from unit for $162.

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When living in a small space, one must get creative. This bathroom storage unit for above the toilet is the perfect place for toiletries and towels for just $30.

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