SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco has been tinkering with the idea of micro-apartments, but the latest venture may be going a bit too far.
According to the real estate web page SocketSite, a developer wants to convert a used-car lot on South Van Ness Avenue and 15th Street into a high-density apartment building. Each unit would be less than 200-square-feet.
That's enough space for a microwave, a pull-down Murphy bed, and a sink that is built into the top of the toilet to save room.
Residents would share a community kitchen and lounge. The developer calls it "group housing" for the "sharing economy."
San Francisco developer considers building 200-square-foot apartments