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

“There have been ladies sunbathing topless up there,” a tenant with a younger youngster advised The New York Publish. “My spouse was like, ‘WTF?!’ There are loads of households [here].”

“The scholars take over the health club,” a feminine tenant mentioned. “They’re carrying earbuds and yelling to listen to one another. It’s not the place you wish to be as an grownup.”

The amenity-loaded doorman constructing in Downtown Brooklyn gives every thing from a 29th-floor roof terrace to Statue of Liberty views.

“We purchased into the luxurious expertise of the great rooftop,” the feminine tenant mentioned. “We didn’t count on it to be filled with 18-year-olds.”

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

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


The constructing struck a deal to hire some 30 p.c of its 150 models to The King’s School, a Christian liberal arts establishment primarily based in decrease Manhattan.

Dr. Kimberly Thornbury, the school’s vp, advised Fox Information through e-mail Sunday evening: “There are additionally college students residing within the constructing who attend different schools. Because of this, when some incidents have been reported it has been difficult to find out which college’s college students have been concerned. In every occasion wherein it was established a King’s pupil was accountable, the School has taken the criticism critical and appropriately addressed the conduct with our pupil.”

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

She concluded her assertion to notice that the school at all times 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 condominium buildings, we strongly encourage our college students to be good neighbors and display respect for these round them. Once we fall in need of that aim, we do our utmost to be responsive and accountable.”


In accordance with The Publish, teams of 4 from The King’s School pay a mixed $6,000 monthly to reside in two-bedroom models.

The Azure opened to renters early final 12 months, and opened the constructing to college students when the luxurious actual property wasn’t being crammed.

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