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Old 04-05-2011, 03:52 PM
 
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Hi everyone - sorry to write another apartment e-mail, but making the jump from NYC to Orange County is huge step, so I want to pay close attention to detail.

Anyways, I am thinking about getting a studio at Park Newport in Newport Beach. I know that it has been the subject of several bad reviews, but it seems that many of the apartments within the same price range have similar reviews and complaints. With the location, amenities and proximity to UC Irvine (where I will be attending grad school), it seems like the best choice to me.

Is anyone familiar with this complex? Can people give me their insight/thoughts about the apartment and its surrounding area? Being that it is so close to Irvine, is there racial diversity (I am an Asian American male)?

One of the reasons why I am considering is because many amenities, such as parking and fitness center, are included in the rent. I am moving to OC without knowing too many people and it looks like they host many events for the apartment's residents.

I am in my mid-twenties so I don't mind a little noise. There is also a library which will be great if I need to study.

All in all, this seems like one of the best, if not the best, choice for me. I want to be able to focus on school, but also be near the beach, meet some cool people and go out occasionally.

Please give me your feedback - it is very much appreciated. If you are a resident at this complex, please PM me - it would be great to discuss the pro's and con's of the apartments.

Thanks in advance!
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