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Drove into the Lofts at Brownwood via the entrance across from Shooters, thinking I could cut through to get to the square. Surprised to find the gates didn't have card readers, only keypads. Nice security for the Loft people, but what about the amenities being open to all?
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Drove into the Lofts at Brownwood via the entrance across from Shooters, thinking I could cut through to get to the square. Surprised to find the gates didn't have card readers, only keypads. Nice security for the Loft people, but what about the amenities being open to all?
good question. it might be a marketing ploy to show prospective tenants what great security they are paying for. I hope the FD and PD have the code.
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good question. it might be a marketing ploy to show prospective tenants what great security they are paying for. I hope the FD and PD have the code.
No they are withholding the Code for FD &PD, until lofts are @ 100% occupied (sarcasm sign)
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No they are withholding the Code for FD &PD, until lofts are @ 100% occupied (sarcasm sign)
You missed the sarcasm in my remark completely.
hint: what did the three little pigs finally build their house of?
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You missed the sarcasm in my remark completely.
hint: what did the three little pigs finally build their house of?
Actually it was only the third pig that built a strong house that the wolf could not blow down.
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They may not be as appealing to pre-assisted living occupant’s as first realized with mobility problems? Long way from exit to door’s ( unless you was luckily enough to get close) and parking garage. Yes, amenities open to all card paying villages except no parking for outside residents.
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They probably don't want people cutting through to get to the square and it worked.
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They probably don't want people cutting through to get to the square and it worked.
Based on what I'm reading here (haven't tried it myself), sounds like they also kept non-loft residents from using the amenities that are 'open to all.'
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Drove into the Lofts at Brownwood via the entrance across from Shooters, thinking I could cut through to get to the square. Surprised to find the gates didn't have card readers, only keypads. Nice security for the Loft people, but what about the amenities being open to all?
You can get to the Recreation Center and pool from 44A without going thru a gate. The amenities are open to all but vehicles were cutting across the parking lots before the gates were activated.
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You can get to the Recreation Center and pool from 44A without going thru a gate. The amenities are open to all but vehicles were cutting across the parking lots before the gates were activated.
Finally, someone who actually knows what they are talking about. Go for a tour at the Rec Center. The apartments are small and very expensive. From the outside they resemble a low cost apartment project.
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I couldn’t agree more.. the whole area appears to be a Low income housing project!
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The amenities are open to all. Granted that the parking is limited but it doesn’t hurt one to walk a few extra feet to get to the building. Yes, the gates are coded for security and to ensure residents have parking by their apartments which they may be paying for. There are many ways to get to the Square so I just don’t get why you’d have to cut through the apartment area.
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Gates are only set up for the apartment parking. The pool and common building parking is open to everyone. Makes perfect sense to me and would only frustrate the type of person who cuts through corner gas stations to save two seconds on their journey.
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You park in lots between the lofts and businesses and then walk in. There is a marked path. Good idea for keypad. Limited parking unlike our driveways and streets that allow parking.
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Gates are only set up for the apartment parking. The pool and common building parking is open to everyone. Makes perfect sense to me and would only frustrate the type of person who cuts through corner gas stations to save two seconds on their journey.

Agree. I wore the Texaco Star.
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