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Living in a 300 Square Foot Micro Studio; Chicago's Smallest Neighborhoods; More

And now the latest from Curbed Chicago, covering everything you need to know about the city's neighborhoods and real estate.

Nick Fochtman

NORTH SIDE—For Micro Week Curbed visited a 300 square foot micro studio in Uptown and a 500 square foot studio in Edgwater to learn about tiny living.

AROUND TOWN—Get to know Chicago's smallest neighborhoods through a walking tour of the historic Villa District in Irving Park and theWest Elsdon community near Midway.

THE LOOP—Miniature models help residents learn more about their city and help professionals build better skyscrapers. Check out the Chicago model at the Chicago Architecture Foundation and the model shop at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.

GOLD COAST—One Chicagoan shared his story of how he came to love living in a sub-300 square foot studio in the Gold Coast.