I'm new to this neighborhood (prospect heights), moved here in May and since then I have noticed an odor of some sort, thinking it was just a closed up unit that just needing a good airing out. I didn't think too much of it first. Then one day my friendly neighbor asked me if I smelled anything bad in my apartment. I didn't think my neighbor was talking about this same smell that I was smelling in my apartment, so I didn't take it seriously.....
It smells like industrial smoke, like exhaust or something burning and this happens about once a month and the smell stays for a couple of days and disappears. It is strong and noticeable.
Apparently other tenants in the building are also experiencing this smell, but the management company does not believe and help to do anything about the smell.
My neighbor says she even smells outside on the street and saw the smoke coming out from one building on Eastern Parkway. (???)
This smell started just passed Friday evening again and all day Saturday. The more I notice this smell, it makes me think that it's coming through the vent behind the walls from the ground level, I don't smell so much in the hall way in the building.
You all know how smell can easily travel in the apartment building right?, like when someone's cooking eggs for breakfast..... I live on top floor of 4th floor building. I can't imagine how other tenants are going though when this smell happens.
Does this sound familiar to anyone out there??
I appreciate if you knew or heard anything of this and willing to share your comments! Thanks.