A look at a Columbia apartment complex that doesn't exist
You've probably seen video walk-throughs of homes for sale. But what about apartments that don't yet exist?
The 3D demo above was put together to give people an idea of what a Columbia affordable-housing project will look like when the aging Guilford Gardens complex is razed and the 269-unit Monarch Mills rises in its place.
Larry Carson reported earlier this month that demolition has begun and the first new units are slated to be finished early next year. Monthly rents will range from $360 to $1,700. (The plan is a mixed-income community.)
Do you find video walk-throughs helpful? From a house- or apartment-hunting perspective, are photographs alone insufficient?
Here's an example of a video walk-through of a fixer-upper that is decidedly not affordable housing: