Monday, January 5, 2009

Crazy staircase



I saw this at about 13th and Otis, pretty crazy. I guess there's a unit on the top floor, and the stairs are how they get there? Wild.

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  1. That's nuts.. they could have easily build a bit more elegant one by having more of a spiral structure rather than those huge long sections..

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  2. That's a fire escape. The property is housing for special needs individuals, and the city required that fire escape. I don't think a spiral would have complied.

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  3. that is hideous, but if it really is for special needs, then I guess you do what you have to do. Gross.

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  4. The city gave them a permit for that? Insane.

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  5. That's ridiculous even if it's special needs. Special needs accommodation doesn't mean to be stupid. Should have moved the person to the ground floor. That's just a common sense accommodation.

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  6. This is stupid -- if they had converted some of the current porch space on the street-facing side of the house, they could have constructed a sensible, non-monstrous fire escape.

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