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Inside Manhattan’s Tallest Modular Apartment Building

The designers at Brooklyn based n Architects must be through the roof right around now as their project, My Micro NY, is nearing completion.

Now officially dubbed “Carmel Place”, the 55 unit tower which is set to be Manhattan’s tallest modular tower, will be completed early 2016, though leasing has officially begun. Heres a look inside.


The modular scheme is the first of its kind for the city offering an all-inclusive, holistic, living experience, which has now been packaged as “ollie”. Delivered in partnership with New York based Stage 3 Properties, the idea behind “ollie” ( which derives its name from its ‘all inclusive’ design) , offers residents a range of integrated services. Alongside the furnished modular living units, residents have access to amenities such as housekeeping, gym facilities, weekly cleaning, which includes linens changed, beds made, groceries stocked, and laundry and dry cleaning dropped off or returned. Talk about a package deal.


Additional features include a virtual doorman, access to a resident lounge and outdoor terrace, a laundry room, and bike storage facilities. Also, any packages residents receive will be handled by the virtual doorman system, where deliveries are left in a secured room for residents to retrieve at their convenience. Yay! for technology.

Here’s our first feature, highlighting the layout and details of the individual units.


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