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Lena Dunham's Parents Selling Tiny Furniture Apartment

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The Tribeca apartment owned by Lena Dunham's parents, fine artists Laurie Simmons and Carroll Dunham, has come on the market for $6.25 million. The apartment, where, over the course of 19 days in 2009, the "Girls" creator filmed her acclaimed independent feature film, Tiny Furniture, totals 3,600 square feet and includes a duplex studio across the hall and a private storage room in the cellar.

The building, a former textile warehouse, was bought for $7.9 million in 2001 by a consortium of artists and writers, according to the Times, who had the exclusive, and converted into eight condos. Dunham and Simmons bought their unit in 2002, and, after renovating, used it as a work space for two years after which they moved in. It has since been updated and reconfigured a number of times. The white floors had to be replaced after the film shoot, and Simmons says that she still finds bits of gaffers' tape around the apartment, which might be annoying for her, but for anyone else—hey, free souvenirs from the set of Lena Dunham's first movie!

· Listing: 16 Desbrosses Street #4S [Town]
· A Lena Dunham Locale [NYT]
· Lena Dunham coverage [Curbed]