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Brick New York is doing everything it can to appease the neighbors. Following a New York Post report we picked up about a court-ordered shutdown due to noise complaints from residents in the building, the gym reached out to us to clarify that it will indeed stay open, and is taking serious measures to reduce noise levels in the meantime.
That includes spending hundreds of thousands of dollars bringing in sound engineers and renovating the floors so that they better absorb vibrations, in addition to the $1 million-plus they've already put down. The gym is also enforcing a strict "no drop" policy—even though drops are standard in Crossfit—and using "crash pads" when placing weights on the floor.