A conflict of cultures has erupted in New York Metropolis, with some wealthy Brooklyners upset that their luxurious condo constructing is being ruined by rowdy younger school college students.

“There have been women sunbathing topless up there,” a tenant with a younger little one informed The New York Submit. “My spouse was like, ‘WTF?!’ There are a number of households [here].”

“The scholars take over the gymnasium,” a feminine tenant stated. “They’re sporting earbuds and yelling to listen to one another. It’s not the place you need to be as an grownup.”

The amenity-loaded doorman constructing in Downtown Brooklyn affords all the things from a 29th-floor roof terrace to Statue of Liberty views.

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“We purchased into the luxurious expertise of the good rooftop,” the feminine tenant stated. “We didn’t anticipate it to be filled with 18-year-olds.”

The Submit reported that the constructing, The Azure, could be very costly actual property; it’s at present promoting a 628-square-foot two-bedroom condo for $3,950 a month.

The Azure didn’t return Fox Information’ phone request for remark.


The constructing struck a deal to lease some 30 % of its 150 items to The King’s School, a Christian liberal arts establishment primarily based in decrease Manhattan.

Dr. Kimberly Thornbury, the faculty’s vice chairman, informed Fox Information by way of electronic mail Sunday night time: “There are additionally college students residing within the constructing who attend different faculties. Because of this, when some incidents have been reported it has been difficult to find out which faculty’s college students had been concerned. In every occasion wherein it was established a King’s pupil was accountable, the School has taken the criticism severe and appropriately addressed the habits with our pupil.”

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She added: “The King’s School is conscious that since final summer time there are a selection of Azure residents who’re disgruntled by the truth that there are school college students dwelling within the constructing. A bunch of those residents complained to administration, posted detrimental Google critiques in regards to the constructing, and contacted the media to air grievances.”

She concluded her assertion to notice that the faculty all the time works with the constructing’s administration to make sure all events concerned reside as amicably as attainable: “Whether or not on the sidewalks, subways, or condo buildings, we strongly encourage our college students to be good neighbors and reveal respect for these round them. Once we fall in need of that aim, we do our utmost to be responsive and accountable.”

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In keeping with The Submit, teams of 4 from The King’s School pay a mixed $6,000 per 30 days to reside in two-bedroom items.

The Azure opened to renters early final yr, and opened the constructing to college students when the luxurious actual property wasn’t being stuffed.

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