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Re: “The Theatre @ Play

Play Arcade + Kitchen is an amazing event space. The Theatre @ Play is an awesome addition to the east side entertainment scene.

Posted by Kim 1 on 06/27/2017 at 2:58 PM

Re: “Hyacinth Lofts

I resided at the Hyacinth lofts APT 403 (owned by Tower Press) for 6 months - I moved out early due to job relocation.

During my time here, I found that management (Tom and Dave) were everything but helpful. We had a leaky roof for the entirety of our residency and despite countless maintenance requests, the problem was never solved. We had 3 permanent buckets that constantly collected smelly, discolored water that dripped from huge cracks in the ceiling and brick face. At one point, I was told by maintenance "they could not find the problem" despite the obvious water stains on the walls. Our neighbor APT 405 across from us also had issues with a leaking roof and told us "management will do nothing - the roof leaks in my bedroom, onto my bed, and on my computer equipment constantly". He moved out 4 months into our residency. In addition to our leaky roof, we also had a serious mold issue due to poor installation of the dishwasher.

Another huge disappointment is the level at which Hyacinth loft is dog-friendly. It's great a feature however management DOES NOT monitor who is vaccinating their dogs. As a result we had a slew of young residents purchase puppies without vaccinating their dogs putting other dogs at high-risk for Parvo. In addition, there is no care taken by management to treat the yard for fleas or ticks - our dog constantly picked them up from other residents who refused to use flea treatment on their pets. Dogs are often off-leash in hallways and you can hear dog fights break out throughout the day. There were several new residents who brought untrained dogs into the building who would bark, growl, and lunge at passing residents. Clearly there are several owners who are ill-informed about dog safety and management does nothing about it.

If you're thinking of living here, please don't. Save your money and rent from someone other than Tower Press, Hyacinth Lofts, Tremont Lofts, 2030 Lofts, Fairfield Ave. Lofts, Merchant Ave. Lofts, and Erie Building Lofts. Do not be fooled by "live/work" or "loft-space". If you are looking to join a strong community of artists, these are not the lofts for you. You'll find plenty of old articles regarding "The artistic community at Hyacinth lofts" - do not be fooled. There is no sense of community nor are there any creative individuals living within the lofts - most residents are heavy drug users or sublet their apartment out as an Airbnb - as a result there are plenty of strangers who have no respect for the property or current residents.

I wish I would have trusted the reviews I read before moving into this place - nearly everything is true. Following our move out we were charged a cleaning fee in which Tower Press claimed it took 6.5 hrs to clean our apartment. Our apartment was studio style - 780sq ft. We were told by management we would not receive a large portion of our security deposit because of this. It's completely ironic because when we moved in the place was disgusting - obviously uncleaned - there was grease in the cupboards, mold, cooking grease on all the appliances, burnt food in the oven. We left the apartment impeccably clean in comparison however we're still denied our security deposit.

Do not live here unless you want to feel scammed and unsafe.

Posted by Caitlyn Moss on 06/07/2017 at 2:10 PM

Re: “Cuyahoga County Public Library-Orange Branch

Modern building that lets in a lot of light. Peaceful. Not a cozy place like the classic libraries of Shaker and Cleveland Heights. A few very rude and uninformed staff members. Clearly these people feel they are not accountable to the public. Enjoy the view!

Posted by iluvlibraries on 06/06/2017 at 8:09 PM

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