Would you rather live in a studio alone or in a big apartment with lots of roommates?
By Lambeth Hochwald |May 7, 2018 - 2:00PM
Space vs. privacy is one of the fundamental tradeoffs New Yorkers have to grapple with when looking for an apartment. To get a fuller picture of the considerations involved, we asked five New Yorkers which they would choose, if presented with the stark choice of living alone in a studio apartment or renting a big place with a bunch of roommates. Here's what they had to say.
“I'd rather live in a studio by myself. I like to think of my home as somewhere to decompress after long days spent with people, and that's much easier to do when I have a space to myself."—Samantha Sobers, Soho
A quiet home is a happy home
“I would rather live in a studio by myself, because I need my space and privacy. It's so much nicer to come home to peace and quiet when you've been living in the noisy city for the rest of the day.”—Christine Park, Greenwich Village
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