NEW YORKERS are forced to make the most of small spaces, but it is unlikely that many have done it as gracefully and inexpensively as Mark Robohm, a drummer and Web designer, and his partner, Stephanie Doucette, who, you should know, is expecting a baby.
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EXTREME D.I.Y. Mark Robohm, with Stephanie Doucette, renovated their Manhattan apartment with almost no help.
Their home, which doubles as an office for Mr. Robohm, is a studio in Chelsea measuring about 400 square feet. Mr. Robohm did the gut renovation largely by himself for less than $12,000. He built the entertainment unit with the drop-down slot for the television over a long weekend for $150. He installed the translucent window in the wall between the bathroom and the living room, which brings natural light into the bathroom during the day and creates a soft ....
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