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The Maroon Parachute Opens Once Again

I have now seen the apartment that the University of Chicago found for me, and I am happy to report that it is a nice place. It's an unfurnished one-bedroom with lots of light and closet space. It's got an eat-in kitchen and wood floors in the hall, bedroom, and living room. The bathroom is mildly disreputable, but that tends to be the case with buildings of a certain age in Chicago. They're going to clean it and paint it, and replace the stove and the kitchen floor before I move in. There is shopping nearby and a bus stop right outside the front door. rhobike, I don't know yet if singing will be possible there. I'm sure the acoustics in the living room would be good, and it might be big enough to fit the Hyde Park group, but I'd have to check with the neighbors and see if they'd mind.

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frenchpony
Jul. 7th, 2006 05:41 pm (UTC)
Nope. Not much they could do to improve the bathroom other than rip it out and put in a new one. And they won't do that as long as everything works, which it does. The thing is that, for a lot of these 1920s Chicago buildings, they weren't really designed for bathrooms, so they tend to be small and cramped, with strange fixtures. But, hey, it's just a bathroom.

Packing I do on my own, but I am calling movers to haul stuff.

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