This Historic Shopping Mall Was Converted Into Tiny, Superchic Lofts
Inside the oldest functioning shopping mall in the United States, you won't find your usual Nordstrom or Hot Dog on a Stick . . . Instead, the Arcade Providence is filled with stylish, affordable apartments. Located in Providence, RI, the community contains 48 microapartments and 17 boutique shops. While most of the tiny lofts boast a mere 225 square feet of space, they cost under $600 per month and contain everything that a city resident could desire in a home.
If you've ever dreamt of living inside a shopping mall, this is your chance! Cozy, bright, and efficient, the Arcade Providence microlofts are a great use of previously unused retail space. Read on to see the community, then watch the video, below, to peek inside real residents' tiny homes. Would you pay $550 per month to live in a mall? We're thinking, yes.
Step inside some real apartments at Arcade Providence! We love how these residents decorated their tiny homes.
Each unit has at least one bedroom, a bathroom, a utility kitchen, and a small living area.
The units are bright and airy, looking out into the historic building.
We love the community's take on "front porch" lights!
With built-in storage, the sleeping areas in each apartment are perfect for keeping organized, despite the tiny space.
While the utility kitchens don't have ovens in them, they're great for city living.
Such a cool place to live!