Have you ever dreamed of living inside of a shopping mall? Well, now is your chance! Rhode Island's Arcade Providence, built in 1928 and considered to be the world's oldest indoor shopping center, has been converted into housing with a twist: 38 micro-apartments.

Have you ever dreamed of living inside of a shopping mall? Well, now is your chance! Rhode Island's Arcade Providence, built in 1928 and considered to be the world's oldest indoor shopping center, has been converted into housing with a twist: 38 micro-apartments.

Micro Apartments at the Providence Mall! - America’s first shopping mall, a 3 story structure in the Greek revival style, opened in Providence in 1828. Nearly razed in 1944, preservationists saved it, but it eventually closed. In 2013, the Northeast Collaborative Architects, redid the retail floor and turned the second and third floor into micro apartments (ranging in size from 225 to 300 square feet) Rents start at $550 a month and there is already a waiting list!

Micro Apartments at the Providence Mall! - America’s first shopping mall, a 3 story structure in the Greek revival style, opened in Providence in 1828. Nearly razed in 1944, preservationists saved it, but it eventually closed. In 2013, the Northeast Collaborative Architects, redid the retail floor and turned the second and third floor into micro apartments (ranging in size from 225 to 300 square feet) Rents start at $550 a month and there is already a waiting list!

Arcade Providence -- View of the mall's 3 renovated levels. --  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and known as America’s first indoor shopping mall, the Arcade Providence in Rhode Island’s capital city is being recognized yet again, this time for its incorporation of residential micro lofts. The Greek Revival building was designed in 1828 by architects Russell Warren and James Bucklin -- Architectural Digest -- 9-5-16

Arcade Providence -- View of the mall's 3 renovated levels. -- Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and known as America’s first indoor shopping mall, the Arcade Providence in Rhode Island’s capital city is being recognized yet again, this time for its incorporation of residential micro lofts. The Greek Revival building was designed in 1828 by architects Russell Warren and James Bucklin -- Architectural Digest -- 9-5-16

Arcade Providence -- Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and known as America’s first indoor shopping mall, the Arcade Providence in Rhode Island’s capital city is being recognized yet again, this time for its incorporation of residential micro lofts. The Greek Revival building was designed in 1828 by architects Russell Warren and James Bucklin. -- Architectural Digest -- 8-17-16

Arcade Providence -- Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and known as America’s first indoor shopping mall, the Arcade Providence in Rhode Island’s capital city is being recognized yet again, this time for its incorporation of residential micro lofts. The Greek Revival building was designed in 1828 by architects Russell Warren and James Bucklin. -- Architectural Digest -- 8-17-16

The Micro Lofts at The Arcade Providence Atrium and Micro Retail Photo Credit Ben Jacobsen

The Micro Lofts at The Arcade Providence Atrium and Micro Retail Photo Credit Ben Jacobsen

Lovopoly board game... so here's a break down of this side of the board... the theme I went with the pink was my boyfriends apartment in rhode island. Since we spend a lot of time there and that's where he officially asked me out. So here I added his street name that his apartment is on, the beach in Newport we always go to, and the providence mall. The vacation spot on this board is the Bahamas since I've been there. The orange I themed nantucket. We spent a long weekend there so it seemed…

Lovopoly board game... so here's a break down of this side of the board... the theme I went with the pink was my boyfriends apartment in rhode island. Since we spend a lot of time there and that's where he officially asked me out. So here I added his street name that his apartment is on, the beach in Newport we always go to, and the providence mall. The vacation spot on this board is the Bahamas since I've been there. The orange I themed nantucket. We spent a long weekend there so it seemed…

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