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Thread: South Gate Towers has a 244 sq foot studio for rent

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    Default South Gate Towers has a 244 sq foot studio for rent

    I've been searching for studios and 1/1 apartments all around the city. I found a website for South Gate Towers on West Avenue. Among their inexpensive options, they have a 244 square feet studio for $1060 monthly. I mean, 244 sq feet is a large for a closet but not for a studio. I've seen places that cost $800 and were twice that size. I wonder if it's one of those studios, where the bed is pulled out of the wall, or perhaps it's made for ants.

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    Default Re: 244 sq feet studio made for ants

    That's called a murphy bed. Mario, Since you work from home I would not do a studio that tiny! I mean, 244 sq ft is crazy!! Try to find something 500 sq ft if you want it livable. Personally I would rather live in a tiny apt in a great building, in a great location than a huge place in a less desirable building. Have you looked into 800 West? Lots of snowbirds there, so it's cheap.

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    Default Re: 244 sq feet studio made for ants

    I saw one the other day for 325 sq ft. for about 1,000 a month. I think these were designed for a place for men to meet their mistresses or escorts. It's just enough room for a bed and that is it about it.

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    Ha! Yes, it must be. I think a studio has to be at least 450 with a nice layout to be livable.

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    Default Re: 244 sq feet studio made for ants

    South gate towers is closing next year. Everyone has to move out so they can redo the building.
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    Default Re: South Gate Towers has a 244 sq foot studio for rent

    Jess, thanks for mentioning South Gate Towers is closing for renovations. Having to move out would be a bummer.

    Mario, you said...

    I found a website for South Gate Towers on West Avenue. Among their inexpensive options, they have a 244 square feet studio for $1060 monthly.
    Was this the official website, or a real estate website? Some of those real estate sites can be misleading. Did you contact South Point directly and ask if the little studio apartment was for rent? I'd also be curious to hear how they address the renovation project with you.

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    Default Re: South Gate Towers has a 244 sq foot studio for rent

    Actually I would never live there, nice location but too much $$$ and too tiny. The other day I saw a 1 bdrm / 1 bath around Sans Souci that was 600 square feet for $875.

    @ Gus, this was the link : http://www.southgate-apartments.com/...nts/Index.aspx

    Looks legit to me. But regardless, I wouldn't move there.

    @ Indian Barbie, Haha. Maybe it is a former (or current) places for "gentlemen" and escorts to meet.

    @ Christy, when I wake up in the morning, I need to stretch and I don't want to hit the walls. They also had a 400 square feet studio for $1300. While the building is nice, those prices are way too much. On 16th Street, about a block from The Abbey bar, there are studios for $850 and they're more than 500 square feet at least.


    @ Jess, I predict they will re-open as another St Regis type hotel.

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    Default Re: South Gate Towers has a 244 sq foot studio for rent

    For that space to price ratio I would get an apartment, or efficiency in Little Havana twice the size half the rent and call it a day. There is a a 3 story building on about 16 ave and 9st I stayed there for a while it was pretty laid back. Except for the calle ocho festivals, and cultural Fridays those messed with my parking big time.

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    Default Re: South Gate Towers has a 244 sq foot studio for rent

    With that price, I'll buy myself a building in Overtown...

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    Default Re: South Gate Towers has a 244 sq foot studio for rent

    244 squate feet? How are you supposed to live in that? I think my kitchen supplies take up more room than that.

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    Default Re: South Gate Towers has a 244 sq foot studio for rent

    Mario, is that a typo in your message, the website seems to show the smallest studios at 440 sq feet.

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