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SoHo Garden Apt and Chinese Restaurant~Part Of The Living In SoHo Series

by Rosehill9991 Posted 15th Mar 2008 at 6:39 AM - Updated 25th Jul 2008 at 4:22 AM by Rosehill9991
18 Comments / replies (Who?) - 18 Feedback Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
NOTE: Contains Custom Walls & Floor created by me
SoHo is a residential neighborhood in New York City and home to many interesting shops, art galleries, and restaurants.
The buildings in the historic and residential district date from the late 19th century and originally housed warehouses, factories and sweatshops. They eventually were converted into apartments with businesses on the ground floor.The neighborhood rose to fame as a neighborhood for artists and bohemians during the 1960s and 1970s. This series called Living in Soho is my recreation of that neighborhood.
SoHo Garden Apartments & Chinese Restaurant is is perfect for a large family that wants to live on the same "block" but in different apartments. It can also be set up for a tenant/landlord with the right mod.

Building 1 is a pre-war renovated elevator building with huge lobby. The lobby can be furnished as a common area. There is a one bedroom apt which is on one floor. The other apartment is a 4 bedroom. The Bedrooms are upstairs.

Building 2 is an older walkup apartment. Notice the old Coca Cola billboard just barely still visible.
There were two small apartments at one time. The previous tenant converted it to a single family with two floors and the bedrooms upstairs. The Chinese restaurant is on the ground floor and you can smell the cooking from upstairs.

The Parking Garage is for all the tenants. There is access directly to building 1 from the garage.
Both buildings are unfurnished but have Bath, Kitchen and Electric. The Restaurant is fully equiped and functions on it's own with an NPC Staff. It can be bought as a home business. This is zoned residential. If you would like to rezone as community, the payphone is still on the lot. Lot was moved into and tested. No Glitches or bugs were detected. Please enjoy and let me know if you have questions or problems.
Soho Garden Apartment, Walkup & Chinese Restaurant

3 Story Residential Elevator Apartment Building
Parking Garage
1 Bedroom Apartment
3 or 4 Bedroom Apartment

2 story Walkup Building with Storefront
Ground floor Chinese Restaurant
Duplex 2 bedroom Apartment
Autos not included
Boolprop used for decorative effects

Thanks to Jixs for the awesome neighborhood props. They make a great background.

Lot Size: 2x3
Lot Price: 143630

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Soho Apartments & Chinese Restaurant Residential.rar

Size: 1.08 MB · Downloads: 7,180 · 15th Mar 2008
1.08 MB 7,180 15th Mar 2008
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18 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 17 Feedback Posts
Test Subject
#2 Old 15th Mar 2008 at 7:47 PM
Great Job! This is so awesome!!!!!! *downloads rapidly*
Forum Resident
#3 Old 15th Mar 2008 at 7:52 PM
Oh, I love you! This is absolutely fantastic. T'is perfect for my New York City neighborhood. I'm definitely downloading this riiight now. And I can't wait to see more of this series! <33
Test Subject
#4 Old 15th Mar 2008 at 8:28 PM
Soho is also a neighbourhood in London in the UK, but it's famous for errrrrr ... let's just say ... "adult" reasons.
Test Subject
#5 Old 15th Mar 2008 at 8:57 PM
Oh i love it! it's adorable! thank you so much!
Lab Assistant
#6 Old 16th Mar 2008 at 2:04 AM
thank you :-)
#7 Old 16th Mar 2008 at 7:46 AM
My NYC-inspired hood thanks you and do I. Thanks. ^_^

Sure. Fine. Whatever.
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#8 Old 17th Mar 2008 at 3:56 AM
Thanks so much everyone! Im really glad you think its nice. I'm hoping for the other lots in this series to be approved
Field Researcher
#9 Old 17th Mar 2008 at 10:20 PM
oh wow, looks awesome, is the screenshot photoshopped or how do you get that view with all those skyscrapers in one shot?

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.

I have a social disease. I have to go out every night.

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Field Researcher
Original Poster
#10 Old 18th Mar 2008 at 2:41 AM
Thank you. It's an actual picture of the neighborhood the lot is in. I zoomed out and down to get the background
Field Researcher
#11 Old 18th Mar 2008 at 5:04 PM
sorry for asking again, which camera mod do you use??? thx

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.

I have a social disease. I have to go out every night.

Garden of Shadows- my DL's at GoS - Make-up & Stuff Downloads
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#12 Old 19th Mar 2008 at 3:06 AM
Well, Im not sure if its called 1st person. But I just hit the tab when Im in the buy mode. Hope that helps
#13 Old 25th Mar 2008 at 3:07 AM
thank you so much! You really put a lot of work into these! Thank you for the detail!


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Test Subject
#14 Old 27th Mar 2008 at 6:44 AM
thank you so much for this series.
i been trying to film a movie but making the set has been taking too much time so i just gave up, but this is exactly what i was looking for.
So you just may see one of these in a video ahahha.
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#15 Old 28th Mar 2008 at 12:27 AM
your most welcome and thanks, I would love to see the video!
Test Subject
#16 Old 11th Apr 2008 at 6:15 PM
I'd like to say thank you for this exceptional collection. I really really enjoy the way it looks and will be making a neighborhood around these fine pieces! Which is saying a lot since i kinda "retired" my sims off and on for about 2 years. This neighborhood theme gave me a want to play again and that I thank you for ^^ Happy simming.
Field Researcher
Original Poster
#17 Old 17th Apr 2008 at 10:16 PM
Thanks so much truelytrance! Wow I am so happy to hear your playing again. So glad you like the series
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 23rd Aug 2008 at 2:24 AM
This is great! I really love your SoHo series. Thank you!
Field Researcher
#19 Old 2nd Feb 2009 at 10:45 PM
I love this it's really nice great detail