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Yes, if it was 2-3 stories taller.


"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond." -- Coach Lou Holtz

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2 hours ago, willyboy said:

Pugu, I was thinking the exact same thing.  There should be big windows/lots of glass on that corner, but this looks depressing.  

 

The design quality in Uptown has been in a steep nosedive since the original apartment buildings. This thing, and the one that replaced the Mexican restaurant are craptacular dreck. 

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7 minutes ago, StapHanger said:

 

The design quality in Uptown has been in a steep nosedive since the original apartment buildings. This thing, and the one that replaced the Mexican restaurant are craptacular dreck. 

Agree 100%.  Centrum doesn't do much for me either, especially given the original concept.

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2 hours ago, skiwest said:

Would this have looked better?

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Their original plan has always confused me about how anyone thought that looked good.

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1 minute ago, tykaps said:

Their original plan has always confused me about how anyone thought that looked good.

 

Aside from it being a rendering that I could draw, it does have a lot more glass. ✍️

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On 1/28/2020 at 6:28 PM, tykaps said:

This new building's street presence is awesome. It really completes uptown and ties it all together.

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These will be apartments, correct?   Not CIA dormitories?

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^Per that link---they are listing prices---whether 1,2,3,4 BR ---PER PERSON.  Is this some kind of dormitory set up?  If I rent an apt---i should be able to put as many people as I want in it up to any restrictions in the lease. I've never paid PER PERSON before.

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7 hours ago, Pugu said:

^Per that link---they are listing prices---whether 1,2,3,4 BR ---PER PERSON.  Is this some kind of dormitory set up?  If I rent an apt---i should be able to put as many people as I want in it up to any restrictions in the lease. I've never paid PER PERSON before.

These are off-campus student housing apartments essentially. Similar to my apartment I had at Kent State University they pay rent per room, so a 4 bedroom at $1,000 per month is $4,000 per apartment. It's crazy. 

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^Borders on a scam. I guess its okay if you WANT roommates but don't know anyone to room with---sounds no different though than living in official campus housing.

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According to their website www.euclid3.com

  • They're leasing out the bedrooms instead of whole apartments
  • You're only liable for your bedroom on the lease
  • It includes furniture for the common rooms.
  • Leases expire in July but you can start them whenever if there are rooms available

It's basically privately owned dorms. I think the Langston by CSU does something similar. It's pricey when you total it up, but it's still a deal compared to living in a dorm at most universities, but only because room and board is typically way overpriced to begin with. Room and board at Case is 15k a year according to the first thing I saw on Google. Even back in 2010 at OSU my room and board was 9 or 10 thousand for the year. With these you get your own bedroom, so I could see students happily opting for this over dorms.

Edit: But yeah, I totally agree it's an absolute cash grab.

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And if it's as bad a deal as some on here seem to think, it'll fail or they'll need to lower prices.  Market forces tend to work these things out.

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I did this back in college in Florida in the late 90’s. $400 got me a bedroom in a 4 bed 2 bath apartment. Huge living room and kitchen. Utilities included. I thought it was great. 

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It's already proving to be somewhat successful. I teach in UC and am told by students that the building next door and the one that replaced Mi Pueblo are leased by this model and are full. Students these days eat this up. Just wish the building was 2-4 stories taller...

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It sounds like they fulfill an unmet housing need, since CWRU enrollments are up, there's a campus-housing shortage, and upper-classmen are encouraged to seek off-campus housing.

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33 minutes ago, Htsguy said:

Great to see.  Question.  Does anybody know why Simply Greek left uptown or did not make it.

They saw cheaper rent in Solon and moved there. The restaurant was successful, but they also thought that they could do better by moving away from Uptown's high rent demands.

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Windows are in. The building has an impressive presence to it. Hopefully the final product is better than the rendering but I'm in love with the feel it has from the street.

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