Tag Archives: towers

NY: Towers Built for Poor Hear the Call of the Condo

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

For generations of space-starved New Yorkers, Cobble Hill Towers has been an affordable oasis. More than 130 years ago, its architect, Alfred Tredway White, designed its nine low-rise, red-brick buildings to demonstrate that housing for the poor could be both humane and economically feasible.
Read more

NV: Recession could be opportunity to reshape, improve communities

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

Quite a mess we made of this beautiful valley. Half-finished projects that are concrete and steel corpses of fantasy economics. Subdivisions that appear out of nowhere, desert Leavittowns that manage to be both incredibly dense and totally car-dependent. Empty condo towers
Read more

AZ: Heat Returns To Complex

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

For the first time in several days, people living in the Landmark Towers in Phoenix have heat, and the hot water is coming back too.
Read more

AZ: High Rise Condos Still Without Heat

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

“What you see here, as bad as this is, it’s the tip of the iceberg for this building,” says William Shore, an attorney for the Landmark’s HOA. He says the Landmark HOA is now suing the company that converted the towers to condos.
Read more