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Condo Prepares For Future By Installing Drone Landing Pad

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A lot of Los Angeles apartments suffer from the same woes: there's no place for your friends to park, and there's no place for drones to land. Luckily, one condo downtown will offer a drone landing pad. TEN50, a condo being developed by Trumark Urban at 1050 S. Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, will feature among its many amenities a landing pad for packages being delivered by drone. This is apparently the first landing pad of its kind, Curbed LA reports.

Drone deliveries might seem pretty futuristic right now, but they're probably not too far off. Amazon just received approval to test their drone delivery methods in the U.S. However, Amazon is also pretty upset about how long it took the FAA to give them the thumbs up, saying that the FAA was so slow to do so that the drone model they were approved for is now obsolete, Forbes reports. Meanwhile, a startup in San Francisco is promising to drop off prescriptions and sundries via drones to residents in the Mission.

TEN50 will contain 151 one- and two-bedroom luxury units in its 25 stories. According to a release, the condo will also have a lounge, a pool with cabanas, a spa, a fitness center, a yoga garden and screening rooms. It's expected to be finished and possibly receiving drone deliveries in September of 2016.

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