Collection by Olivia Martin

City Living: Five Affordable Family Apartments


An affordable city-living situation need not come to an end once children are in the picture; these five family apartments show how to make it work.

A tulip table is the perfect height for snacking on kid appropriate apple slices and crackers in architect Cass Calder...
In this Brooklyn renovation, a traditional Indian twin bed in Mira’s room is outfitted in hand-stitched linens from...
The bed, usually scattered with Legos and toy cars, “is a big playground for the kids,” says Krastev.
Nora, the architects' six-year-old daughter, hangs out next to her built-in bed.
A large OSB structure with skylights, a bathroom, enclosed baby’s room, and master sleeping alcove dominates Ryan and...

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