Lena Dunham's Family Home Is Up for Sale in Tribeca

Dunham's parents are selling their Tribeca loft for $6.25 million. The home was featured in Dunham's indie film, "Tiny Furniture."

Lena Dunham's NYC Family Home

Lena Dunham photo by: Vera Anderson/WireImage/Getty Images
House photo by: Zillow
This home on Desbrosses Street was the setting for Lena Dunham's indie film, Tiny Furniture. The condo offers an 850-square-foot studio space on the lower level.

Before Lena Dunham was famous for Girls, she directed and starred in an indie film called Tiny Furniture — about a lost college grad who spends a lot of time moping around her artist mother's gorgeous Tribeca loft. (You might call it a precursor to Girls.) Dunham shot the film in her parents' real-life gorgeous Tribeca loft, and that loft is now on the market for $6.25 million. With Season 3 of Girls set to premiere on Sunday, we thought it would be a perfect time to tour the home where Dunham once lived.

Located on a cobblestone street in Tribeca, the 3,600-square-foot condo is one of eight units in the building. Once the site of a former textile warehouse, it's currently configured as an ideal live/work space (Dunham's mother, Laurie Simmons, is a well-known artist, while her father, Carroll Dunham, is a painter). We love the wood built-ins in almost every room, as well as the wide-open layouts. If you've seen Tiny Furniture, you'll know that the house is a character all on its own. "Her movie Tiny Furniture was shot in every square inch of our home," Simmons told the New York Times.

To see the condo for yourself, check out our gallery below.


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