Five homes with small private spaces to call one’s own

Brick UndergroundMay 19, 2017

In a city as crowded and congested as New York City, having a small, private nook of one’s own is as much a necessity as a nicety. With free space in short supply in so many New York City apartments, carving out such a nook or niche can be a challenge. Here, five homes that, nonetheless, make it happen.


This four bedrooms, three-and-a-half-bath, single-family townhouse at 257 Berry Street in Williamsburg (yours for $4.5 million) boasts a mezzanine overlooking the living room that makes a perfect spot for reading, watching TV, or catching up on work at home.