studio apartment


Definition of studio apartment 

: a small apartment consisting typically of a main room, kitchenette, and bathroom

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In the latest trend, racks of batteries stacked up to the size of studio apartments are being installed in urban spaces like office buildings and shopping malls. Mark Chediak,, "Boom in giant batteries hits another roadblock: Cities' fear of fire," 18 May 2018 Rosario stayed at the house for spring training, living in a garage converted into a studio apartment. James Wagner, New York Times, "The Supermarket Cafeteria That Major League Baseball Players Love," 20 Mar. 2018 That may seem like an exaggeration, but those are the rules included in listings found on Craigslist and other sites for most of the tiny studio apartments with kitchenettes and bathrooms known to many in Miami simply as efficiencies. Sarah Moreno, miamiherald, "The hidden side of Miami’s housing crisis puts tenants in a tough spot," 22 Jan. 2018 That means a studio apartment would rent for $360 a month for a single person who lives at or below 30 percent of the Pullman average, while a two-bedroom unit would rent for $910 a month for a family at 60 percent of the median income. Sandra Guy, Chicago Reader, "News / Architecture / Neighborhoods Pullman to get first new residential building in nearly 50 years," 10 July 2018 But Joape Pela packs them into the living room of his downtown San Jose studio apartment, where 12 charging Birds compete for space with his wife, daughter and niece. Anna-sofia Lesiv, The Seattle Times, "The cutthroat turf war behind the race to charge Bay Area electric scooters," 10 July 2018 To date, nearly 600 zines are in the online database, and 2,500 or so are archived in filing cabinets in the studio apartment. Lainey Seyler, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The largest independent LGBTQ zine collection is stored in a Riverwest basement, and you can see some of it online," 9 July 2018 We were then brought to our massage room, which was super spacious and almost felt like a chic studio apartment with the waterfall shower and wooden bathtub (more on that later). Melody Chiu,, "We Tried It: The $630 Japanese Massage That Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Alba and More Indulge In," 20 June 2018 There is more cubic footage to the back end of a Nissan NV high-roof van than in some junior studio apartments in San Francisco. Mark Maynard,, "Nissan NV 3500 High Roof: The sky is the limit," 1 June 2018

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First Known Use of studio apartment

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of studio apartment was in 1884

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English Language Learners Definition of studio apartment

: a small apartment that has a main room, a very small kitchen, and a bathroom

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