Opposite: 1 The bar area of 1 and 2 Ink is punctuated by a mischievous wall mural referencing newspaper comics. 2 Ink Block residents share use of a 6,800-square-foot outdoor courtyard space with a lawn, pool, and deck area. 3 The amenity space shared by 1 and 2 Ink residents features a large harvest dining table and dramatic backdrop that can be reserved for dinner parties.. 4 2 Ink features edgy, highly contrasting colors and wall graphics, and a design approach that is artsy, streamlined, and elegant — “white lacquer meets Lichtenstein.” Corridor carpeting evokes the image and rhythm of newspapers rolling off the presses. 5 The spacious fitness center, a shared amenity of 1 and 2 Ink, offers opportunity for socializing as well as working out. 6 Digitally connected tables in the lobby of 1 and 2 Ink offer residents a place to work while also socializing. 7 The warm wood and industrial elements of the 3 Ink lobby create a refined club-like feel. 8 A second living room/bar amenity area, featuring dramatic abstract photographic wall graphics of highway overpass concrete structures, is located on the fifth floor of 3 Ink for residents’ use. 9 2 Ink corridor carpeting evokes the image and rhythm of newspapers rolling off the presses, while dotted screen wall panels recall the lithographic printing process of old-school newspapers. Above: The large lawn alongside the pool offers residents ample outdoor space for relaxation and entertaining.
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