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30th road at Crescent street

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0BR / 1Ba available jul 9, 2018

w/d in unit
off-street parking
private bath
private room

Avoid this overpriced building as a rental or resale. I lived here for several months and the location which is in semi-close proximity to Manhattan is the only redeeming quality.

The apartment units are VERY old and barely updated. The building itself is poorly constructed and if your apartment is close to the elevator shaft you can hear all of the noise and rattling as the elevators travel up and down. What is especially annoying is that this can happen 24 hours, even late weeknights since this building has medical offices on the lower floors. Hence you have constant noise from visitors and workers who frequent this location.

Many of the units have never been renovated. I stayed in one for several months. See the pictures. the bathrooms, especially units with no windows have zero ventilation and you get mold and old disgusting brown stained tiles. The fixtures are the original and are in piss poor shape overall. leaks are common and in the winter the studio units are super drafty so it is COLD. The heat is electric and it will get expensive as hell. On two separate occasions I killed tow very large waterbugs in the hallway leading to my apartment. Engagement or the super are useless and will not take precautionary measures and treat the issue of fumigation except the monthly internal apt visits. The halls and common areas are bug infested. Big roaches! Landlord's who own these units are cheap bastards. The units are run down and so old many of the original appliances are still in the units and barely function.

In addition, some of the units are rented to uncouth and loud mouth people who argue and scream at all hours of the day and night in the hallways. This was a particular problem on the 6th floor where this one annoying Pakistani family fought and argued constantly despite complaints or management attempt to address the issue. They would yell and scream and SLAM the front door without any consideration for the neighbors. This place was a nightmare between the cheapskate greedy landlord and the annoying neighbors and run down appearance. Do yourself a favor and look elsewhere to rent or especially to buy!

Also, they advertise this building as having a GYM? There is NO GYM here....unless you count broken junk equipment from 1980's which has been stored in a dingy dark back room with empty cans of paint and tarp.....not too mention waterbugs.
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