Neighbors Uneasy as Orchard Hell Building (Hotel Indigo) Grows to 14 Stories

Posted on: November 4th, 2013 at 6:07 am by
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Just as locals had maybe started to stomach the skyline status quo of Hell Square, this fuckin’ happened. The Orchard Hell Building is now well above the corniced canopy of its surroundings, having already reached a height of roughly fourteen stories. Once fleeced of its negative nickname, the 22-story skyscraper will become the latest outpost of the Hotel Indigo brand. Scheduled completion is sometime next year.

As such, neighbors are literally restless. Some basic concerns, other than the endless construction nuisances, include the proposed second-floor outdoor space on the Orchard front, ambiguous parking situation, and how entrances to the hotel will work.

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For its part, the developer of 180 Orchard does send around weekly construction updates to residents, but we hear that it’s usually the same babble. That they have permission to jackhammer starting at 8am and are allowed to work all day Saturdays.

Also, District Manager Susan Stetzer notes that no complaints have been logged with Community Board 3 with regard to 180 Orchard. She recommends calling 311 first and informing CB3 of said complaint number.

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