Narrow sites present designers with a unique spatial challenge. Building upward might add square footage, but it won't make a structure the width of a subway car feel any less claustrophobic. These eight slender homes maximize space and light with freethinking design solutions.
In New York City, minuscule studios and cramped family apartments abound. In these examples, homeowners found clever solutions to less-than-ideal square footage, carving out surprisingly luxurious digs in the most unlikely spaces.