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Category: flat hunt

05/23/07 06:54 - 85ºF - ID#39393

Multi-storey on Linwood/Summer corner

A nice "large" studio on the 5th Floor --> $550 (everything included) turned up on craigslist. Everything sounds perfect, except there is no picture (and no exact address). I checked on Google-Earth and there is a multistorey on Linwood near where it crosses Summer. I am assuming this is the place. I haven't got a reply back from the advertiser yet.

Since I am an out-of-towner, could I ask you all to rack your brains and jog your memories as to whether anyone has a recollection of any near and dear or far-away ones staying in this multi-storey - any Delta House experiences etc.?

I can't make it to Buffalo till the end of next week (after my comprehensive exams) and I feel that I should aggressively pursue this place, considering the snail-crawl pace my search is moving.

As usual, (and I apologize if I am becoming rather a pest) any suggestions/insights very much welcomed!!

@kookcity2000:
I need to move to Buffalo positively by June 16th (with whatever meagre amount of stuff I have). I then leave for a short vacation from 18th till 24th of June and come back to Buffalo on June 25th. I would be very interested in your place if it is less than a mile from Roswell and within my budget (<$600 including everything). Please let me know, if that sounds good.
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Category: flat hunt

05/22/07 11:50 - 63ºF - ID#39383

The desirable rectangle?

jenks mentioned this rectangle in one of the comments and in one of my bouts of o.bsessive d.eadline e.scapism s.yndrome, I had fun spotting and shading the rectangle. :) The green arrow is Roswell. Nice way of getting to know the neighbourhood. m/
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Category: flat hunt

05/20/07 10:02 - 51ºF - ID#39356

The Safety issue...

Hey everyone,

Since you are living or have lived in (and around) Elmwood/Allentown/Downtown, what do you think of safety of these areas:

Oak St & E. Huron St.
North Pearl @ Allen
Franklin @ Allen
Virginia St
Summer Street
Linwood Ave @ Barker
North Street
Elmwood @ Tracy, @ Bryant, @ Utica, @ Lexington @ Johnson Park
Jersey St @ Richmond, @ Porter
Prospect @ Georgia
Porter Ave @ Plymouth Ave
Richmond @ Bryant

I am looking to avoid projects, section-8 housing, crack houses, deaddiction centers, emergency shelters, loud bars/clubs and other not-so-great areas for a student who might be staying up late studying and might be keeping late hours at office.

Any advice/input/suggestions/tips are very much appreciated!
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Category: flat hunt

05/20/07 09:49 - 51ºF - ID#39355

So my hunt for a flat

is going dismally. Am I asking for too much? I just want a simple 1BR/studio
-- within a mile from Roswell (so I can walk/bike)
-- within $600 inclusive of all utilities
-- with access to a laundry not more than a 10 minutes walk off
-- in a comparatively safe area where I am not likely to get shot in some crossfire or assauted or heckled or panhandled.
-- near bus/metro stops.

I am a non-smoker, non-party'er and don't have a pet or a car, and yet I am having so much trouble finding an apartment!

I scour craigslist and artvoice everyday and all I come up with is a few apartments within my price and distance range -- which are gone before I can contact the landlords.

I need some luck here and fast! I need to positively move to Buffalo on June 16th.


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Category: the odes

05/20/07 09:42 - 51ºF - ID#39354

My Comprehensive qualifiers...

are next week - and I feel like an empty shell. I just got done with the semester finals and here I am having to study for another round of exams. Yeesh.
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