Almost exactly one year ago the West Hempstead community of the crime-infested Courtesy Hotel.
Now, in its place, the four-story apartment complex, West 130, has really started to take shape. Recently, local photographer Lou Minutoli captured these impressive overhead shots of construction at the Hempstead Avenue site. (Click through the photo gallery above.)
You can see the frame of the building is nearing completion. The developer, Mill Creek Residential Trust, expects the construction to be complete later this year so tenants could start moving in as soon as Fall 2012.
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The 2.7 acre West 130 is considered a transit-oriented community as it is located steps from the West Hempstead Long Island Rail Road station. It will consist of 150 market-rate apartment homes, an attached 5,000 sq. ft. leasing and amenity center, and a parking garage.
Amenities will also include a clubhouse, game room, business center, fitness equipment, a WiFi resident coffee lounge, and a landscaped courtyard with an outdoor pool, sun deck, and gas fireplace.
Individual units will feature 9-foot high ceilings, modern, upscale kitchens featuring islands with pendant lighting, 42-inch cabinets, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. They will also have full-size washers and dryers, large walk-in closets, and Cablevision and Verizon services.
For more information, please visit www.ISpyWest130.com.
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