New York City is known for many things: great food, awesome nightlife and tiny homes. But one New Yorker didn't let his lack of space stop him from having his dream place.
Featured on HGTV, Eric Schneider's place is an organized haven. We first saw a glimpse of his apartment in 2011, when a video surfaced of his "origami" apartment. (Back then, it was listed as "450 square feet," though this recent video says it's actually 300 square feet... did it shrink further?) Either way, his Murphy bed, below-counter refrigerator and fold-up office make this abode not only functional but stylish.
Watch the video above to see just how Schneider pulls this off, and be sure to click through our slideshow of tiny homes.
Odoms' 248-Square-Foot Tiny Home
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/28/house-tour-andrew-crystal-odom_n_2376416.html?utm_hp_ref=tiny-homes#slide=1929488" target="_blank">Andrew And Crystal Odom</a>'s 248-square-foot space also houses their baby daughter.
300-Square-Foot Apartments In New York
If you weren't already in the loop, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is building <a href="http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Tiny-Apartment-New-York-City-Micro-Unit-Bloomberg-Manhattan-Cost-187887961.html" target="_blank">300-square-foot apartments in New York City</a>. And they're allegedly going for a pricy $2,000 each.
224-Square-Foot Tiny Yellowstone Cabin
This authentic, 224-square-foot Yellowstone cabin may have been a place where <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/15/yellowstone-cabin-tiny-home_n_2695555.html?utm_hp_ref=tiny-homes" target="_blank">President John F. Kennedy once hung out</a>.
198-Square-Foot Tiny Home In Portland
According to the <a href="http://tinyhouseblog.com/stick-built/tiny-house-in-portland/" target="_hplink">Tiny House Blog</a>, this 9 foot by 22 foot home was made from an old greenhouse foundation.
Macy Miller's 196-Square-Foot Tiny Home
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/31/macy-miller-tiny-home_n_2590835.html?utm_hp_ref=tiny-homes#slide=2050286" target="_blank">Macy Miller</a>'s 196-square-foot abode is really her dream come true.
Elizabeth Turnbull's 144-Square-Foot Tiny Home
When Elizabeth Turnbull got accepted to Yale's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies as a graduate student, she, like any other student, thought about where she would live. But unlike any other student, she decided to build her own 144 square foot home.
Tacks' 140-Square-Foot Tiny Home
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/07/chris-malissa-tack-tiny-home_n_2422393.html?utm_hp_ref=tiny-homes" target="_blank">Chris and Malissa Tack</a> say they would be willing to live in their 140-square-foot home "indefinitely."
130-Square-Foot Tiny Apartment In Paris
A small Paris apartment has been the object of many a real estate fantasy thanks to the iconic Audrey Hepburn film, "Sabrina." Marc Baillargeon and Julie Nabucet designed an <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/10/small-paris-apartment-photos_n_3054908.html" target="_blank">apartment in Paris that measures a tidy 130 square feet</a>. Do you think this home is <em>too</em> tiny?
128-Square-Foot Tiny Home In Arkansas
The compact, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/27/tiny-home-23k-dover-arkansas_n_2963780.html?utm_hp_ref=tiny-homes" target="_blank">128-square-foot house</a> hit the market for an asking price of $23,000.
100-Square-Foot Tiny Home In Vermont
Peter King decided to build tiny homes because he was sick of being a slave to debt and mortgages, and wanted to indulge in life's small, 10 by 10 foot pleasures.
Jay Shafer's 96-Square-Foot Tiny Home
Jay Shafer's home, "Tumbleweed", is a mere 96 square feet. "I don't like to think that I'm spewing a bunch of extra greenhouse gasses into the environment or consuming a lot of non-renewable resources just for the sake of wasted space," Shafer said.
Dee Williams' 84-Square-Foot Tiny Home
Dee Williams decided to downsize from a 1,500 square foot home to a 84 square foot home after a trip to Guatemala. She built her current home, "The Little House," herself for about $10,000. With a propane tank for heat and electricity coming from solar panels, Williams cost of living runs extremely low.
60-Square-Foot Tiny Home In United Kingdom
This 60-square-foot tiny home is apparently the country's smallest house ever. It's also known as the <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smallest_House_in_Great_Britain" target="_blank">Quay house</a>.
46-Square-Foot Tiny Home In Poland
You'll never believe how <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/19/narrow-house-opening-as-a_0_n_1987050.html#slide=1665867" target="_blank">slim this home in Poland is</a>.
Derek Diedricksen's 32-Square-Foot Tiny Home
Just recently did <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/06/derek-dierdricken-tiny-home_n_2813697.html?utm_hp_ref=tiny-homes" target="_blank">Derek Diedricksen</a> put the 32-square-foot tiny home up for sale -- for a mere $1,200.
11 Square Feet - Germany
This German architects claims his 11 square foot structure is the tiniest home yet. Do you agree?
Drina River Tiny Home In Serbia
Though we're not sure of it's exact size, this <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/11/tiny-home-drina-river-serbia_n_2854502.html?utm_hp_ref=tiny-homes" target="_blank">small structure</a> has survived the unpredictable Serbian weather and has become a hot spot for tourists lucky enough to take a dip
Simon Saville's home looks like it came straight out of the Shire. The <a href="http://www.simondale.net/house/index.htm" target="_hplink">Woodland Home</a> in Wales has a compost toilet and a fridge that is cooled by air coming from foundations underground, just a couple of the many eco-friendly attributes of this home.
Twelve Cubed Tiny Home
Designer James Stuart's company <a href="http://www.twelve3.ca/about_us.html" target="_hplink">Twelve3</a> makes 10 and 12 cubic meter homes that anyone can purchase. According to their Web site, their goal was "to produce the least amount of waste possible, and house two people in as small a space as would be practical and comfortable."
<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/02/tiny-trailer-bicycle-home_n_3001878.html?utm_hp_ref=tiny-homes" target="_blank">The mobile space</a>, which can't be more than thirty square feet, has just enough room for a tiny kitchenette with a built-in bench, a sleeping loft and various drawers and shelves tucked into its nooks and crannies.
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