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SimCity 4 Buildings


Sub Category  

Buildings (BATs) for SimCity 4.

7,577 Files

  1. Kensington Apartments, by Mattb325.
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    A fictional development, based on a new build in London's West End, Kensington apartments was created to compete with some of the mid-rise R§§§ aprtment complexes which can become quite repetitive in game. The single versions have stats similar to the in-game 'Packard Apartments' and should compete fairly well with this, and similarly-sized Maxis buildings.
    Like many of the newer London developments, this design is fairly straightforward: double storey entrance lobby (and ground floor flats each with a fenced off outdoor area) and then double storey sub-penthouse and penthouse levels. 
    The building is twelve stories tall. 
    As is often typical in inner-city developments, none of the apartments has particularly large balconies: traffic noise usually makes these less than inviting spaces. Floor to ceiling triple-glazed windows on all sides of the building more than adequately make up for this lack of terrace space.
    The communal planting includes a mix of deciduous trees and conifers; the larger lots have both a heated indoor pool and tennis court for the exclusive use of the residents. 
    These apartments are presented in 6 lot options: a 2x1, a 2x2, a 2x3, a 4x4, a 5x5 and a 6x6 lot. They grow on all tilesets and all have varying stats depending on the lot size.
    These are a good mid-rise, high wealth, medium density filler lots for your cities.
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    STATS R§§§:
    Lot size :                   2x1, 2x2, 2x3
    Growth Stage:         5, 6 & 7 (Medium & High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         § 635
    Capacity Satisfied:  R§ 716, R§§ 396, R§§§ 175
    Pollution:                  2 (Air)/ 1 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     6/7/0
    Power Consumed:  22 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   32 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Houston/Euro/NY/Chicago
    Occupant Group:     High Wealth Residential Building

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    STATS R§§§ (x2):
    Lot size :                  4x4
    Growth Stage:         5 (Medium & High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         § 1,241
    Capacity Satisfied:  R§ 1,428, R§§ 790, R§§§ 347
    Pollution:                  5 (Air)/ 1 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     6/7/0
    Power Consumed:   44 Mwh
    Water Consumed:    61 Gal/Month
    Building Style:           Houston/Euro/NY/Chicago
    Occupant Group:      High Wealth Residential Building

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    STATS R§§§ (x3):
    Lot size :                  5x5 & 6x6
    Growth Stage:         4 & 5 (Medium & High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         § 1,847
    Capacity Satisfied:  R§ 2,141, R§§ 1,183, R§§§ 519
    Pollution:                  7 (Air)/ 2 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:    6/7/0
    Power Consumed:  66 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   89 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Houston/Euro/NY/Chicago
    Occupant Group:     High Wealth Residential Building

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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite. 
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot File!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod. 
    (http://community.simtropolis.com/files/file/23089-simfox-day-and-nite-modd/) 
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    NOTE ABOUT PARKING TEXTURES:
    As these models contain garaged underground parking, the lots do not come with parking textures. Any parking textures that may appear in the in-game screen shots belong to adjacent lots and are not part of this download. If you wish to add acres of parking or change the type of concrete textures, please use the lot editor to do so.
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    To ensure proper functionality, make sure the following files are in your plugins:
    *BSC MEGA Props - CP Vol01.dat (http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=1180)
    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol02.dat (http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2790)
    *BSC Texture Pack - CPVol01.dat (http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=101)
    *BSC Mega Props - Mattb325Vol02.dat (http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2383)
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.
    Thanks.

    347 Downloads

       (7 Reviews)

    0 Comments

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  2. Gertrude Apartments, by Mattb325.
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    A fictional development, based on a new build in the San Francisco, CA area, Gertrude apartments was created to compete with some of the mid-rise R§§§ apartment complexes which can become quite repetitive in game.
    This apartment building uses a series of massings and elevations to provide abundant natural light and cross ventilation to each of the generously sized apartments. This design also ensures that most terraces are private and that all but one is overlooked from neighbouring flats.
    This apartment building is 8 floors high (excluding the mechanical penthouse area). The lower floors contain a number of 2 & 3 bedroom + 2 bathroom apartments, while the upper floors are reserved for spacious 3-4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom apartments. 
    The 7th and 8th floor has only one 'sky home' with a spacious, private sun terrace and generous planter boxes.
    The communal grounds planting is of low maintenance conifers on well-lit, compact grounds making these lots a great option in all density areas. 
    The apartments are presented in two paint schemes: a deep, coffee colored scheme which looks great in dense, urban areas and a paler blue/green scheme inspired by the coast. Both are in prop families and will grow at random.
    These apartments are presented in 5 lot options: a 4x4, a 3x4, a 4x3, a 4x2 and a 2x4 lot. They grow on all tilesets and all have the same stats.
    These are a good mid-rise, high wealth, medium density filler lots for your cities.
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    STATS R§§§:
    Lot size :                   2x4, 3x4, 4x2, 4x3, 4x4
    Growth Stage:         5 (Medium & High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         § 493
    Capacity Satisfied:  R§ 899, R§§ 497, R§§§ 219
    Pollution:                  3 (Air)/ 1 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     6/7/0
    Power Consumed:  28 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   39 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Houston/Euro/NY/Chicago
    Occupant Group:     High Wealth Residential Building

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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite. 
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot File!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod. 
    (http://community.simtropolis.com/files/file/23089-simfox-day-and-nite-modd/) 

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    NOTE ABOUT PARKING TEXTURES:
    As these models contain garaged underground parking, the lots do not come with parking textures. Any parking textures that may appear in the in-game screen shots belong to adjacent lots and are not part of this download. If you wish to add acres of parking or change the type of concrete textures, please use the lot editor to do so.
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    To ensure proper functionality, make sure the following files are in your plugins:
    *BSC MEGA Props - CP Vol01.dat (http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=1180)
    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol02.dat (http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2790)
    *BSC Texture Pack - CPVol01.dat (http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=101)
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.
    Thanks.
     

    365 Downloads

       (8 Reviews)

    1 Comment

    Submitted

  3. Headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, Stephens Inc. is a privately held, independent financial services firm.[1] As one of the largest privately owned investment banks in the country, Stephens has 25 offices worldwide and employs more than 700 people.
     
    This file Includes: Functional Landmark with 4,000 CO$$$ Jobs
    To install: Unzip the folder inside and dragg it on C:\Program Files\Maxis\SimCity 4 Deluxe\Plugins

    396 Downloads

       (7 Reviews)

    0 Comments

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  4. The Pemex Executive Tower (Spanish: Torre Ejecutiva Pemex) is a skyscraper in Mexico City. The 214 meter (211 meters to top floor) international style tower was built between 1976 and 1982. Since the building's opening, it has been occupied by state-owned Pemex, one of the largest petroleum companies in the world.
    The Torre Ejecutiva Pemex originally proposed to replace two 14-story towers built between 1967 and 1970. Later, these buildings were replaced by a pair of 26-story towers to house Pemex's administrative offices. However, the 1980s oil boom demanded office space growth and Pemex decided to build a single 52-story tower in a downtown lot with a huge plaza covering an underground avenue. The building is anchored to the ground, rests on 164 concrete and steel piles that penetrate to a depth of 35 meters surpassing the old filling swampy lake to reach firmer ground. In addition, its x-braced structure features 90 shock-absorbers to minimize oscillations from earthquakes. The tower was completed in 1982, but the surrounding plaza was never completed.
    The Torre Ejecutiva Pemex remained the tallest building in Mexico for almost 20 years,[1] until August 2003, when the 55-story Torre Mayor was completed only half a mile away. Currently, the Torre Pemex is the third tallest building in Mexico, and the second tallest in Mexico City. The tower is currently occupied by approximately 7,000 Pemex employees.
    On 19 September 1985, the tower withstood a magnitude 8.1 earthquake, as well as other strong earthquakes that commonly strike Mexico City. The building was designed to withstand an earthquake of 8.5 on the Richter scale.
     
    This file Includes: Functional Landmark with 5,000 CO$$$ Jobs
    To install: Unzip the folder inside and dragg it on C:\Program Files\Maxis\SimCity 4 Deluxe\Plugins

    477 Downloads

       (5 Reviews)

    0 Comments

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  5. Houston Place Apartments, by Mattb325.
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    Inspired by the sorts of developments springing up not only across Texas, but in many parts of the world, Houston Place apartments is a fictional apartment building that I created to compete with some of the mid-rise R§§§ apartment complexes which can become quite repetitive in game.
    These sorts of apartments capitalise on the current architectural trends occurring in the South of the US: boxy, heavy-set buildings that utilise the trend of mixed materials: rubble-stone wall cladding, brick, steel and glass.
    Despite the assertive (albeit eclectic) use of mixed materials, they are neo-classical in style and quite conservative in the appearance of their street-scape and massing and are targeted at higher-end buyers.
    This apartment building is 8 floors high (including the roof-top recreation area and pool). The lower floors contain a number of 1 & 2 bedroom + 2 bathroom apartments, while the middle & upper floors are reserved for spacious 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom apartments.
    The 7th floor has only two 4 bedroom + study, 5 bathroom 'sky homes' with wrap around terraces and floor to ceiling panoramic windows.
    The communal grounds planting showcases evergreens all on well-lit, compact grounds making these lots as good in all density areas.
    These apartments are presented in 4 options: a 3x4, a 4x3, a 4x4 and an 8x4 lot. The 8x4 lot may take some time to grow (the game has a tendency to break these lots up) but holding the CTRL key while zoning will assist growth chances. They grow on all tilesets.
    These are a good mid-rise, high wealth, medium density filler lots for your cities.
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    STATS R§§§:
    Lot size :                  3x4, 4x3, 4x4
    Growth Stage:         5 (Medium & High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         § 485
    Capacity Satisfied:  R§ 1,981, R§§ 1,095, R§§§ 480
    Pollution:                  7 (Air)/ 2 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     5/6/0
    Power Consumed:  61 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   83 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Houston/Euro/NY/Chicago
    Occupant Group:     High Wealth Residential Building
    Lot size :                   8x4
    Growth Stage:          5 (Medium & High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:          §941
    Capacity Satisfied:  R§ 4,398, R§§ 2,429, R§§§ 1,063
    Pollution:                  15 (Air)/ 5 (Water)/ 5 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:    5/6/0
    Power Consumed:  134 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   179 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Houston/Euro/NY/Chicago
    Occupant Group:      High Wealth Residential Building
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot Files!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod.
    ---------------------------------------
    NOTE ABOUT PARKING TEXTURES:
    As these models contain garaged underground parking, the lots do not come with parking textures. Any parking textures that may appear in the in-game screen shots belong to adjacent lots and are not part of this download. If you wish to add acres of parking or change the type of concrete textures, please use the lot editor to do so.
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    To ensure proper functionality, make sure the following files are in your plugins:
    *BSC MEGA Props - CP Vol01.dat http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=1180
    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol02.dat http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2790
    *BSC Texture Pack - CPVol01.dat http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=101
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.
    Thanks.
     

    445 Downloads

       (11 Reviews)

    2 Comments

    Submitted

  6. Old North Church, Boston, by Mattb325.
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    Built in 1723, this is the oldest church in Boston and is famous for having been the church from which Paul Revere received his illuminated signals ("one if by land, and two if by sea") prior to his midnight ride to warn Lexington and Concord during the American Revolution.
    The church is a national historic landmark and a mission of the Episcopalians.
    This building is modded as a non-conditional House of Worship reward (meaning it can be placed in your city at any time without having met prior conditions).
    It does not over-write the Maxis House of Worship rewards and can safely be used in conjunction with these (or any relotted version thereof).
    Placing this Reward provides R§§ CAP relief, has a park effect, boosts the mayor rating and also provides up to 17 highly desirable civic jobs.
    It is on a 3x3 lot.

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    STATS:
    Lot size :                  3x3
    Plop Cost:               §0
    Occupant Groups:  Reward; House of Worship
    Wealth:                     Medium Wealth
    Demand Created:   Jobs§: 3;  Jobs§§: 9; Jobs§§§: 5
    Demand Satisfied:  R§§ 5,000
    Park Effect:             +90 over 33 tiles
    Mayor Rating:         +7 over 110 tiles
    Pollution:                 Air 1 over 2 tiles, Water 1 over 3 tiles, Garbage 12 over 0 tiles
    Power consumed:  21 MwH
    Water consumed:   16 Gallons/Month
    Bulldoze Cost:         §7,200
    Monthly Cost:          §0
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:

    This download contains TWO file types in two seperate folders; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must choose only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version.
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod.
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    To ensure proper functionality, please ensure the following files are in your plugins:
    *BSC MEGA Props - Mattb325Vol02.dat http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2383
    *BSC Texture Pack - CPVol01.dat http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=101
    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol02.dat http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2790
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.

    418 Downloads

       (14 Reviews)

    4 Comments

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  7. Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, by Mattb325.
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    Inspired by the recent SC3000 uploads, the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), San Francisco is a non-profit organisation and holds an internationally recognised collection of modern and contemporary art, and was the first museum on the US West Coast devoted solely to 20th Century art.
    The present building was designed by Mario Botta in the late 1980s and the building - as depicted here in SC4 - was completed in 1995.
    It was recently given a large extension in 2009, but I have not modelled that part of the building.
    This building acts as a Museum and sits on a 4x4 lot providing 315 highly desirable civic jobs and gives a large educational boost across a wide radius.
    It is found in the Education Menu.
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    STATS MUSEUM:
    Lot size :                   4x4
    Growth Stage:          Ploppable only;  Plop Cost: § 22,250
    Bulldoze Cost:          §31,110
    Wealth:                       §§
    Jobs/Demand:         § 43; §§ 195; §§§ 77
    Catalogue Capacity: 310
    Pollution:                   7 (Air)/ 4 (Water)/ 3 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:       3/4/0
    Coverage Radius:     8,360
    Capacity:                    98,500
    EQ Boost:                   40
    Power Consumed:    13 Mwh
    Water Consumed:     48 Gal/Month
    Occupant Group:       Civic; Museum
    Cost:                            §900
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot File!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod.
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    There are no external dependencies for this lot.
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.

    514 Downloads

       (6 Reviews)

    5 Comments

    Submitted

  8. Millennium Hotel Knightsbridge, by Mattb325.
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    If you've recently downloaded Harrods http://community.simtropolis.com/files/file/31736-harrods/ you may be wanting some additional UK themed Bats to fill the surrounding area.
    Fear not; over on nearby Sloane Street, a brutalist monstrosity caught my eye, and so I have brought this into game.
    When I look at a building from Google Street View, if at a street level it piques my interest, then I'll usually look at it from either Google Earth or Bing to get a better feel for the model.
    It is at this point that I will determine whether I will do a recreation, or adopt a looser approach. Either way, there will always be elements of each building I look at that in my opinion will stay or go when I recreate the building for SC4.
    Normally not too many elements of a building get turfed out: those that do are either aligned at an odd angle (rather than the SC4 grid), or are too awkward to be worth my effort. It is rare, however, that a building catches my eye on street level, for me to look at it from above and shake my head with a 'what were they thinking' moment.
    Millennium Hotel in Knightsbridge is one such building.
    It caught my eye because there are so few of these sorts of buildings in SC4; now I'll admit I am not a huge fan of brutalist early 1970's architecture: add the inclement British weather & city smog and you have hulking concrete structures that have gone from a light green-grey to the most dreary shade of dirty grey imaginable. But regardless of your opinion on Brutalism, you have to admit that it at least exudes authority and gravitas.
    So it came as some surprise when I saw all of the truly, truly "twee" additions visible from the air....now, with apologies to Mcmansionhell.com and other spoof websites, please see my take on what got the 'cut' from this Bat and why...
    **********************************************************************************************************************************************************************


     
     
    Hopefully my UK friends can get a bit of a laugh out of this: you have been through a fair bit in recent months. 
    Now that that's out of the way, the Millenium Hotel is offered as a growable CS§§ building on a 4x4 lot. It is a larger 14 story mid-rise building, which I have made my own adjustments to. It grows on all tilesets and provides 960 CS§§ jobs.
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    STATS CS§§:
    Lot size :                  4 x 4
    Growth Stage:         7 (Medium and High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         § 780
    Capacity Satisfied:  CS§ 3,831, CS§§ 960
    Pollution:                  35 (Air)/ 23 (Water)/ 47 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     6/7/0
    Power Consumed:   77 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   923 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Chicago/NY/Houston/Euro (N/A for Ploppable)
    Occupant Group:     Commercial Services Building

    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot File!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod.
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    This lot does not require external dependencies.
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.
     
     

    579 Downloads

       (5 Reviews)

    3 Comments

    Submitted

  9. Harrods, by Mattb325.
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    Inspired by the iconic department store on Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, Harrods is presented as a CS§§§ growable and ploppable lot for your cities.
    Please be aware that the present day Harrods has been extended and remodelled a number of times since the main building on Brompton Rd was completed in 1905, so this is NOT a strict recreation, but what I present is faithful to the original façade as designed by Charles Stephens, albeit with modifications to make it more game-ready.
    I have only modelled the front portion of the building.
    It must be noted that the present building has completely over-run the old streets of 'Queens Gardens' and 'New Place' and wrapped its way around what used to be known as Queen Street and Lower North St (since renamed Hans Rd and Basil St respectively), consuming the old Hans Mansion block and other buildings in the process.
    Because these streets run at odd angles and curves, even with the FAR roads and other NAM advances, I felt that modelling all of this would make the building almost completely unusable for the average player.
    Additionally the original building, aligned to Brompton Rd, was slightly wedged shaped - the old line is still somewhat visible under all of the present day roof additions from Google earth along the Hans Rd façade. Naturally I have squared this off to get this into game, which means that the rear of the building is completely fictitious.
    The present roof junk and extension of the Mansard roof along all facades is modelled - with slight variations by me - on the most up-to-date renovations: you can compare the differences by using the Google earth program (up-to-date) vs. Bing ?birds-eye/Google maps (out-of-date) to see the remarkable difference to the roof-top in recent years.
    Lastly, in order to fit the building on a maximum of 8 tiles (which will give it at least some chance of growing), I have removed one set of windows near the turret. Given the lag on my computer, I have also avoided modelling the hundreds of bulbs on the Hans Cres and Hans Roads sides.
    With all of that said, if you are strictly puritanical about recreations being 100% accurate, then please do not download this.
    The lot comes in two flavours: a growable Commercial Services and a ploppable, functional C§§§ lot, which is found in the Landmarks Menu. Both have the same stats.
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    STATS CS§§§ & Ploppable CS§§§:
    Lot size :                    8 x 4
    Growth Stage:          8 (Medium and High Density Zoning)/Ploppable
    Bulldoze Cost:          §631
    Capacity Satisfied:  CS§ 11,140, CS§§ 2,787, CS§§§ 1,117
    Pollution:                   50 (Air)/ 33 (Water)/ 67 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:      6/7/0
    Power Consumed:    209 Mwh
    Water Consumed:    1,871 Gal/Month
    Building Style:           Chicago/NY/Houston/Euro (N/A for Ploppable)
    Occupant Group:      Commercial Services Building

    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot File!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod.
     
    DEPENDENCIES:
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    This lot does not require external dependencies.
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.
     
     

    920 Downloads

       (19 Reviews)

    1 Comment

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  10. Located on the corner of Water and Highland, Milwaukee's first brew pub has been a downtown landmark since 1987. Add Water Street Brewery to your city today!
    1x2 growable and ploppable CS$$ Provides 12 CS$$ jobs MaxisNite and DarkNite versions included DarkNite requires the Day and Nite Modd Installation Instructions:
    1. Download either the DarkNite OR MaxisNite version. If you are unsure, choose the MaxisNite version. Attempting to use both versions in your Plugins at the same time may cause conflicts.
    2. Unzip the .zip and move its contents into your Documents > SimCity4 > Plugins folder.
    3. Enjoy!
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    Comments, questions, or issues? Check out my BAT thread.

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  11. Ennuyeuse Apartments, by Mattb325.
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    Inspired by any number of the bland, blah and boring apartment blocks that have sprung up all around the world since the turn of the 21st century, I present Ennuyeuse Apartments.
    These sorts of apartments are clean and functional and appeal to conservative buyers with a safe, neutral colour palette of whites, creams, taupes and of course the newest kid on the neutral block: 'greige' trims and feature walls ('greige' is the colour and word combination of a deep warm grey on a beige base).
    No doubt in 30 years time, 'greige' will become as despised as the 1970s mission-browns and burnt oranges.
    All these apartment complexes are typically 8 stories tall, thereby broadening the conservative buyer appeal to the lucrative Asian market (the number 8 - pronounced 'Ba' in Mandarin sounds similar to 'Fa' which means to 'Make a Fortune' - hence the lucky association). However, given that these apartments usually use quite cheap materials with minimal noise and thermal insulation, the only people making a fortune are the developers!
    Floors 7 & 8 are reserved for the penthouse.
    The apartments feature other crowd pleasers such as securely garaged, underground parking; lift access; hidden drying balconies (these are the two tall louvered areas on both sides of the building); glass-railings on the main balconies and reverse cycle ducted airconditioning. Open-concept living areas, granite counter-tops, stainless steel appliances, ensuite and guest bathrooms all add to the broad buyer appeal.
    The planting is non-descript with crowd pleasing evergreens all on well-lit, compact and easy-to-maintain grounds ensuring that strata levies/HOA fees are kept to a minimum.
    These apartments are presented in 3 options: a 2x2, a 3x3 and a 5x5 lot.
    Despite their predictability, these are a good mid-rise, medium wealth, medium density filler lots for your cities.
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    STATS R§§:
    Lot size :                   2x2 & 2x3
    Growth Stage:          5 & 6 (Medium & High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:          §412
    Capacity Satisfied:  R§ 591, R§§ 327
    Pollution:                  2 (Air)/ 1 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     5/6/0
    Power Consumed:  5 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   13 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Houston/Euro/NY/Chicago
    Occupant Group:     Medium Wealth Residential Building
     
    Lot size :                  5x5
    Growth Stage:         4 (Medium & High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         §795
    Capacity Satisfied:  R§ 1,178, R§§ 652
    Pollution:                  5 (Air)/ 2 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     5/6/0
    Power Consumed:   9 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   25 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Houston/Euro/NY/Chicago
    Occupant Group:     Medium Wealth Residential Building
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot File!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod.
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    NOTE ABOUT PARKING TEXTURES:
    Sheesh, I can't believe I have to write this.....as these models contain garaged underground parking, the lots do not come with parking textures. If you wish to add acres of parking or change the concrete textures, please use the lot editor to do so.
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    To ensure proper functionality, make sure the following files are in your plugins:
    *BSC MEGA Props - Mattb325Vol02.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2383
    *BSC Mega Props - Mattb325Vol03.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2768
    *BSC Texture Pack - CPVol01.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=101
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.
    Thanks.
     
     

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  12. Jenquai Alchemy, by Mattb325.
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    Another Maxis Hi-tech ( stalwart gets a 21st Century facelift.
    Jenquai goes from that small half underground building which steps back from the lot (and is accessed via a sort of draw-bridge) to a shiny, new and much larger facility. Just like the previous building which had sunken areas and elevated walkways, this new IHT factory provides a lovely, leafy sunken courtyard for employees to take lunch as well as a raised walkway connecting the two buildings.
    This version is a Hi-Tech growable anchor 6x6 lot (use the CTRL key when zoning to ensure the correct lot size) and will not interfere with any Maxis blockers or re-lots of the original Jenquai Alchemy.

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    STATS IH-T§§§:
    Lot size :                   6x6 (Use the CTRL key when zoning)
    Growth Stage:          3 (Medium and High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:          § 391
    Capacity Satisfied:   IHT§§§ 838
    Pollution:                  16 (Air)/ 6 (Water)/ 5 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:      6/7/0
    Power Consumed:   117 Mwh
    Water Consumed:    109 Gal/Month
    Building Style:           Chicago/NY/Houston/Euro
    Occupant Group:      Hi Tech Industrial Anchor Building
     
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot or Desc files!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod.
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    A NOTE ABOUT PARKING TEXTURES:
    Sadly, if there appears to be any parking used in the content picture as either part of, or adjacent to the custom content in question, it has now come to the ridiculous scenario of having to write a blurb about parking textures given yet more comments received form only one or two users (comments which incidentally are only made on my lots - I note that other active Batters use Maxis parking lots all the time and receive no negative comments, such is the double-standard). Please note that I will use whatever parking textures I feel like on my lots. If you want something else, then use the lot editor.
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    *BSC MEGA Props - SG Vol01.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=746
    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol01.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=1180
    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol02.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2790
    *BSC Texture Pack - Cycledogg V01.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=101
    *BSC Texture Pack Vol01 - http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=90
     
    To install, simply unzip the file into your plugins folder.
    Thankyou
     

    710 Downloads

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  13. Simmons Bank Tower is a 40-story skyscraper located at 425 West Capitol Avenue in downtown Little Rock, Arkansas. At 547 feet (167 m) high, it is currently the tallest building in Arkansas.
    The new tower was born out of discussions between two ascending business executives, John Flake, a Little Rock real estate developer, and Jerry Maulden, president of Arkansas Power & Light (now Entergy). Construction began in 1984 on the $72 million building, and in 1986 the building was completed and dubbed The Capitol Tower. Currently, the namesake tenant, Simmons Bank, is headquartered in the tower with presence in various markets of Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, and Tennessee. Flake & Kelley Commercial, the current name of the development firm of the tower, performs the management and leasing of the tower, and the Doyle Rogers Company is the special asset manager.
    The building was renamed Simmons Tower in April 2014.
     
    This file Includes: Functional Landmark with 4,000 CO$$ Jobs
    To install: Unzip the folder inside and dragg it on C:\Program Files\Maxis\SimCity 4 Deluxe\Plugin

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  14. I have been asked a few times to supply this model in the past. I finally found the motivation to dig it out of my plugins folder.
    THIS DOES NOT COME WITH A LOT! .sc4model only!
    This is the model only. I have neither the game nor any of the modding tools installed at this point so you will have to do the modding and make the lot yourself. Sorry! The images show what I cooked up... 8 years ago?!? Jeez, I can't believe it has been so long. I have a full time job and another hobby that eats most of my free time, but I miss all of you that made SC4 fun for as long as I was active.
     
    This is the CJ entry where it was used:
     

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  15. Tsvirkunov Electronics, by Mattb325.
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    Another Maxis Hi-tech stalwart gets a 21st Century facelift.
    Tsvirkunov Electronics goes from that small angled blue building with the red decorative pillars to a shiny, new and much larger facility. Just like the previous building which had outdoor employee space, this new IHT factory provides a lovely, sunny sunken courtyard for employees to take lunch.
    This version is a Hi-Tech growable anchor 6x6 lot (use the CTRL key when zoning to ensure the correct lot size) and will not interfere with any Maxis blockers or re-lots of the original Tsvirkunov Electronics.

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    STATS IHT§§§:
    Lot size :                  6x6 (Use the CTRL key when zoning)
    Growth Stage:         3 (Medium and High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         §307
    Capacity Satisfied:  IHT§§§716
    Pollution:                  14 (Air)/ 5 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:    6/7/0
    Power Consumed: 108 Mwh
    Water Consumed:  101 Gal/Month
    Building Style:         Chicago/NY/Houston/Euro
    Occupant Group:     Hi Tech Industrial Anchor Building
     
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot File!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod.
    ---------------------------------------
    DEPENDENCIES:
    To ensure proper functionality, make sure the following files are in your plugins:
    *BSC MEGA Props - CP Vol01.dat - http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=1180
    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol02.dat - http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2790
    *BSC MEGA Props - SG Vol01.dat - http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=746
    *BSC Texture Pack - Cycledogg V01.dat - http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=101
    *BSC Texture Pack Vol01 - http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=90
    ---------------------------------------
    A NOTE ABOUT PARKING TEXTURES:
    Sadly, if there appears to be any parking used in the content picture as either part of, or adjacent to the custom content in question, it has now come to the ridiculous scenario of having to write a blurb about parking textures given a number of comments received form only one or two users (comments which incidentally are only made on my lots - I note that other active Batters use Maxis parking lots all the time and receive no negative comments, such is the double-standard). Please note that I will use whatever parking textures I feel like on my lots. If you want something else, then use the lot editor.
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.

    813 Downloads

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  16. Quay House, by Mattb325.
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    Inspired by the art deco buildings around the Portsmouth, UK area, Quay House is a large (at least by the standards of the 1930s) eight story building in the functionalist style.
    The boxy building is broken up by complex massing and many terraces to allow air and sunlight to permeate the building, both of which were a very serious component of any good early 20th Century architecture. The main feature however is the off-centred granite clad staircase and lift riser with an oversized clock.

    The lot comes in two flavours: a growable High-Wealth Commercial Office and a ploppable Clinic, which is found in the Health Menu and is comparable to the in-game hospital in terms of capacity and coverage radius. Both lots are 3x3.
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    STATS CO§§§:
    Lot size :                   3x3
    Growth Stage:          4 (Medium and High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         §481
    Capacity Satisfied:  CS§§ 565, CS§§§396
    Pollution:                  2 (Air)/ 2 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     6/7/0
    Power Consumed:  16 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   184 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Chicago/NY/Houston/Euro
    Occupant Group:     Commercial Offices Building

    STATS CLINIC:

    Lot Size:                          3x3
    Occupant Groups:         Civic, Health, Strikeable Health, Hospital, Ambulance Maker
    Plop Cost:                       §1,850 
    Jobs:                               Jobs§24; Jobs§§60; Jobs§§§19
    Bulldoze Cost:               §100
    Power Consumption:   6 MWh
    Water Consumption:    22 Gal/month
    Pollution:                        3 (Air)/ 2 (Water)/ 1 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:           3/4/0
    Hospital Coverage Radius:                          784
    Hospital Population vs. Distance:              100 / 100
    Hospital Effectiveness vs. Average Age:  8 / 8
    Hospital Patient Capacity:                           2,900
    Hospital HQ Boost:                                       11.52
    Catalog Capacity/Catalog Monthly Cost:  2,900 / § 1,200
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot File!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod.
     
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    To ensure proper functionality, make sure the following files are in your plugins:
    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol02.dat http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2790
    ---------------------------------------
    A NOTE ABOUT PARKING TEXTURES:
    Sadly, if there appears to be any parking used in the content picture as either part of, or adjacent to the custom content in question, it has now come to the ridiculous scenario of having to write a blurb about parking textures given yet more comments received form only one or two users (comments which incidentally are only made on my lots - I note that other active Batters use Maxis parking lots all the time and receive no negative comments, such is the double-standard). Please note that I will use whatever parking textures I feel like on my lots. If you want something else, then use the lot editor.
    Please also note, that this particular lot is only a 3x3 so what you see in the picture is a separate lot placed behind the building; you are therefore free to place your own parking lot or not (as the case may be).
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.

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  17. Former First Federal Savings and Loan California, by Mattb325.
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    It's not only "old" buildings that are demolished in the name of the progress.
    This building was constructed in 1959 and used to stand at the corner of Hollywood and Highland Ave, Los Angeles. It formed and framed a famous part of the view from Graumans Chinese Theatre down Hollywood Blvd.
    It was demolished in the late 80s for the Hollywood & Highland project (i.e. where the Academy awards are filmed now).
    While this is not an exact recration of the old First Federal Bank, it is a good example of the Southern Californian mid-century, heavy-set, mid-rise office building.
    The beauty of these buildings is sheer quality of their materials: polished limestone with contrasting highly polished granite base, crittal steel windows and polished marble forecourts, but "progress", as well as the need to expensively retro-fit many mid-century buildings in shaky California saw these gems consigned to the wrecking ball.
    To make it a little bit different, I've angled it 45 degrees for a corner lot as there really aren't many such taller buildings in this game and by doing this it complements a lot of the taller angled residentials from Sim Fox, Bixel, HKABT et al.
    This building is offered as a growable high-wealth mid-rise building on all tilesets. It grows easily, but as it is limited to a 4x4 corner lot (there is one for both left and right corners) it isn't weedy. Hold the CTRL key while zoning to ensure that you get the lot size.
    Stats, links and dependencies are listed below.

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    STATS (CO§§§):
    Growth Stage:           6&7 (medium and high density zones)
    Bulldoze Cost:          §869
    Capacity Satisfied:  CO§§ 2,479, CO§§§ 1,735
    Pollution:                   10 (Air)/ 10 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:      6/7/0
    Power Consumed:   70 Mwh
    Water Consumed:    758 Gal/Month
    Building Style:           Chicago/NY/Houston/Euro
    Occupant Group:      Commercial Office Building
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot or Desc files!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod:
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    DEPENDENCIES:

    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol02.dat - http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2790
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    To install, simply unzip the file into your plugins folder.
    Thankyou and enjoy.
     
     
     

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  18. WanWan Apartments, by Mattb325.
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    Inspired by the old Won Won Apartments on the Asian Tileset in SC3000, Wan Wan apartments have that real retro vibe of 1980's apartment buildings.
    These are tall apartment complexes come in at 12 floors to capture the views and are solidly constructed from brick and coloured concrete infill panels.
    Each building also has underground parking, there are two apartments on the ground floor, four apartments per floor from floors 1 through 9, and the four apartments on 11th and 12th floor apartments are 2 story penthouses with a lovely sun-terrace to lie down and soak up the rays before the 1990's rolled around and everyone was told not to sun-bake.
    This version is not a 100% accurate copy, but it is true to the language of the architectural style of the original building and this is simply one that I made for myself, but have decided to share with the community.
    The lot and models come in a few variations: all of them are growable R§§ iterations and there are both orthogonal - and - because it's a SC3000 building, a 45 degree version as well. The larger 6x6 and 8x8 lots are landscaped, and to help these grow, use the CTRL key while zoning. All lots are designed to grow on the Houston and Euro tilesets only.
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    STATS R§§ Orthogonal:
    Lot size :                   2x2 & 2x3
    Growth Stage:          6 & 7 (Medium & High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         §697
    Capacity Satisfied:  R§ 929, R§§ 514
    Pollution:                  4 (Air)/ 2 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     5/6/0
    Power Consumed:   7 Mwh
    Water Consumed:    20 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Houston/Euro
    Occupant Group:     Medium Wealth Residential Building

    STATS R§§ DIAGONAL:
    Lot size :                   6x6 and 8x8. Use the CTRL Key while zoning to get the correct lot size.
    Growth Stage:         4 & 5 (Medium & High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         §697
    Capacity Satisfied:  R§ 2,502, R§§ 1,382
    Pollution:                  11 (Air)/ 5 (Water)/ 5 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     5/6/0
    Power Consumed:  19 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   52 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Houston/Euro
    Occupant Group:     Medium Wealth Residential Building
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot File!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod.
    ---------------------------------------
    DEPENDENCIES:
    To ensure proper functionality, make sure the following files are in your plugins:
    *BSC MEGA Props - CP Vol01.dat http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=1180
    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol02.dat http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2790
    *BSC Texture Pack - Cycledogg V01.dat http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=101
     
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.
    Thanks, and enjoy!
     

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  19. Europa House, by Mattb325.
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    This is an otherwise dumpy little post WWII inner-city low-mid rise building which is transformed by an unusual (for SimCity at least) butterfly roof on the eighth floor penthouse. The butterfly roof was a design classic of the late 1940's to mid 1950's that created amazing, soaring, light-filled interior spaces that forced the eye up and out along the inverted plane of the roof line through dazzling clerestory windows. A lot of modern buildings are also reviving this simple trend.
    After WWII, buildings called 'Europa House' seemed to spring up in cities everywhere: perhaps it served as a bricks and mortar reminder of the horrors of war and the constant need to vigilant against extremist views and ideologies (a lesson we seem to have forgotten). Whatever the case, if these buildings still stand today, they are usually fairly low-value commercials, and this is what I have created for the game.
    The lot comes in two 2x2 flavours: a growable LOW-WEALTH Commercial Services and a growable MID-WEALTH Commercial Office. And, with a name like 'Europa House' this grows only on the Euro tile-set.
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    STATS CS§:
    Lot size :                   2x2
    Growth Stage:          5 (Medium and High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:          §423
    Capacity Satisfied:  CS§ 312
    Pollution:                  3 (Air)/ 1 (Water)/ 9 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     6/7/0
    Power Consumed:  7 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   64 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Euro
    Occupant Group:     Commercial Services Building

    STATS CO§§:
    Lot size :                  2x2
    Growth Stage:         5 (Medium and High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         §436
    Capacity Satisfied:  CO§§ 175
    Pollution:                  1 (Air)/ 1 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     5/6/0
    Power Consumed:  4 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   45 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Euro
    Occupant Group:     Commercial Offices Building
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot File!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod.
     
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    To ensure proper functionality, make sure the following files are in your plugins:
    *BSC BAT Props - Mattb325 Vol02.dat http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2383
     
    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.
    Thanks, and enjoy!

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  20. Modern Sound Barriers, by Mattb325.
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    A set of nine sound barrier lots to grace your ground-level highways, heavy rail (etc): really, these can be placed anywhere you think noise from adjacent transport lots might be an issue for your long-suffering sims.
    While there are other noise barrier lots out there, I found that some were simply too big, some were too grungy, some didn't have diagonal options and there was a distinct lack of modern-looking barriers, so I made some to suit my own taste.
    These sound barriers are a modern concrete, steel and glass option.
    The lots have Orthogonal, Diagonal, Orthogonal to Diagonal and Left and Right Overhanging options.
    The Ortho->Diag options can be a bit fiddly to place, but you'll soon get the hang of it and to that end each lot has a custom icon to try and make the job a little easier (the standard ortho and diagonals simply have a grey line icon, while the more complex ones have a little picture as well). As a general rule, you should aim to place these lots with the curved glass top facing towards the noise (this has a cupping effect to dampen the noise beyond the wall).
    They are found in the parks menu - about half way down. Now, depending on your plugins folder they may not be sequential (i.e. other park lots might appear in between) but they will be very closely positioned to each other in the menu.
    As I made these for myself and designed them to be high-end, nice looking sound walls, they do have a park effect (and associated monthly cost), so if you are trying to keep your city looking grungy, don't use these.
    While some of you may think that this is very un-realistic, please be mindful that you would only see these sorts of walls bordering nicer residential/commercial/industrial areas in real life, so these lots are designed to stimulate medium to high wealth growth rather than simply being neutral...unfortunately this is the way the game works and to my mind, when modding something with an in-built desirability, it should come with an associated cost.
    All the lots have been made transparent (and do not suffer the water bug) so that they will blend in with your terrain.

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    STATS:
    Lot size :                1x1 - 1x2
    Plop Cost:              §40
    Occupant Groups: Medium Wealth Park; Civic
    Park Effect:            +15 over 15 tiles
    Landmark Effect:  +20 over 10 tiles
    Pollution:                 Air (-)2 over 2 tiles, Water 1 over 1 tiles, Garbage 0 over 0 tiles
    Power consumed:  0 MwH
    Water consumed:  5 Gallons/Month
    Monthly Cost:         §5
    Bulldoze Cost:        §10
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:

    I've never seen a highway wall self illuminate, so there is only one model file: the day version.

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    DEPENDENCIES:
    This file does not require external dependencies.
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.
    Thanks, and enjoy!

    991 Downloads

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  21. This is my second upload: a high wealth resedential apartment building.
    Dependencies:
    BSC Mega Props - SG Vol. 01
    BSC Mega Props - JES Vol. 01, vol. 02 and vol. 09
    BSC BAT Props Mattb 325  Vol. 03
    Nams Props Pack Vol. 01

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  22. City Data Center, by Mattb325.
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    This is a fictional building, the idea for which was inspired by a BAT by Heblem "LBT Torre de Comunicaciones Telmex" available on CapitalSimCity.
    In real life data centers are used for many companies who either a) outsource their IT infrastructure or b) wish to house their IT infrastructure in a seperate location from their main offices due to either lack of space or for business continuity and disaster recovery purposes. 
    I made this little building for myself and have decided to share it. 
    It is representative of data centres that are often dotted within denser urban locations: its boxy, heavy set design with raise entry is meant to ensure it can withstand ram-raids and bomb attacks. This data centre will fit into a W2W environment, but also as a stand alone building.
    It is designed for a 2x2 PLOPPABLE ONLY lot - it really isn't something that you want springing up multiple times in a city - and provides relief from demand caps for Res and I-HT (in real life Hi-tech industry rarely houses its IT infrastructure within the factory walls that it occupies). 
    It is in the Landmarks menu and functions as ploppable IH-T industry.
    It provides 325 Hi Tech Jobs.

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    STATS:
    Lot size :                 2x2
    Plop Cost:               §12,810
    Occupant Groups: Hi Tech Industry
    Wealth:                    High Wealth
    Demand Created:  Jobs§§§: 325.
    Pollution:                 Air 8 over 6 tiles, Water 3 over 7 tiles, Garbage 4 over 0 tiles
    Power consumed:  59 MwH
    Water consumed:   55 Gallons/Month
    Bulldoze Cost:        §815
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:

    This download contains TWO file types in two seperate folders; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite. 
    You must choose only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. 
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod. (http://community.simtropolis.com/files/file/23089-simfox-day-and-nite-modd/) 
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    This file does not require external dependencies.
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.
    Thanks, and enjoy!

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  23. Eddy Hall, Minnesota, by Mattb325.
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    Inspired by a picture posted by a member of Simtropolis, the real Eddy Hall was constructed in 1886 as the Mechanic Arts Building for the University of Minnesota.
    The actual building is a simplified Queen Anne style executed in red-brick and red sandstone trim. The square tower which is slightly offset from the centre of the building dominates the frontage; it, together with the multi-gabled roof, large windows, patterned brick panels and wrough iron cresting make this a charming, eye catching building.
    This version is not a 100% accurate copy, but it is true to the language of the architectural style of the original building and this is simply one that I made for myself, but have decided to share with the community.
    The lot comes in two flavours: a growable Commercial Services (3x2 and 3x3...there is always an insatiable need for CS§§§ in game) and a ploppable College on a 4x4 lot, which is found in the Education Menu.
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    STATS CS§§§:
    Lot size :                  3x2 & 3x3
    Growth Stage:         4 & 5 (Medium and High Density Zoning)
    Bulldoze Cost:         §610
    Capacity Satisfied:  CS§ 975, CS§§ 246, CS§§§100
    Pollution:                  6 (Air)/ 4 (Water)/ 8 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     6/7/0
    Power Consumed:   28 Mwh
    Water Consumed:    249 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Chicago/NY/Houston/Euro
    Occupant Group:     Commercial Services Building

    STATS COLLEGE:
    Lot size :                  4x4
    Growth Stage:         Ploppable; Plop Cost §1,650
    Bulldoze Cost:         §140
    Catalogue Capacity:  4,000
    Pollution:                  3 (Air)/ 2 (Water)/ 1 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     6/7/0
    Coverage Radius:     5,600
    EQ Boost:                  24
    Power Consumed:   6 Mwh
    Water Consumed:    23 Gal/Month
    Occupant Group:      Civic; Strikable Education; College
    Cost:                           §650
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite. 
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot File!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod. (http://community.simtropolis.com/files/file/23089-simfox-day-and-nite-modd/) 
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    To ensure proper functionality, make sure the following files are in your plugins:
    *BSC BAT Props - Mattb325 Vol02.dat (http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2383)
    *BSC MEGA Props - CP Vol01.dat (http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=1180)
    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol02.dat (http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2790)
    *BSC MEGA Props - SG Vol01.dat (http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=746)
    *BSC Texture Pack - Cycledogg V01.dat (http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=101)
    *SHK_ParkingPack.dat (
     
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    To install, simply unzip the contents of this file into your plugins folder.
    Thanks, and enjoy!
     

    473 Downloads

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  24. Pedriana Pharmaceuticals, by Mattb325.
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    As part of providing some much needed, long overdue upgrades to some of the Maxis I-HT stalwarts, I decided that Pedriana Pharmaceuticals deserved a new 're-imaging' for the 21st Century. After all, the in-game structure that has been filling up any I-HT zone for almost 15 years does not reflect the grandiose commercial buildings which bear its name, so it is probably overdue for a facelift and some rebranding.
    Please note that this new file doesn't interfere with the original Maxis files and will work for those who have a Maxis blocker installed.
    This I-HT Anchor building is substantial and only comes as an 8x8 lot (use the CTRL Key while zoning to ensure that you get the correct lot size).
    It is growable only on high density Industrial zones and provides 1,079 jobs.
    The building itself is fictional, but draws inspiration from the Voestalpine Stahl Service Center in Austria.

    Stats, links and dependencies are listed below.

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    STATS (IHT):

    Growth Stage:         3 (high density zones)
    Bulldoze Cost:         §266
    Capacity Satisfied:  IH-T 1,079
    Pollution:                  18 (Air)/ 7 (Water)/ 5 (Garbage)
    Pollution Radius:     6/7/0
    Power Consumed:  133 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   124 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Chicago/NY/Houston/Euro
    Occupant Group:     IHT Anchor Building
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot or Desc files!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod. 
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    *BSC MEGA Props - SG Vol01.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=746
    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol02.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2790
    *BSC Textures CP Vol01.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=101
    *BSC Mega Props - Mattb325 Vol02.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2383
    *PEG CHAINLINK RESOURCE:
     
    To install, simply unzip the file into your plugins folder....
    Thankyou and enjoy.
     

    1,001 Downloads

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  25. Havoc Bioenhancements, by Mattb325.
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    As part of providing some much needed, long overdue upgrades to some of the Maxis I-HT stalwarts, I decided that Havoc Bioenhancements deserved a new 're-imaging' for the 21st Century. After all, the in-game structure that has been filling up any I-HT zone for almost 15 years does not reflect its grandiose name, so it is probably overdue for a facelift and some rebranding.
    Please note that this new file doesn't interfere with the original Maxis files and will work for those who have a Maxis blocker installed.
    This I-HT Anchor lot comes in two flavours: 5x5 and 8x8 (use the CTRL Key while zoning to ensure that you get the correct lot size).
    It is growable only on medium and high density Industrial zones and provides between 468 and 1,120 jobs (depending on the lot size).
    The building itself is fictional, but draws inspiration from the typically cheap, prefabricated modern aesthetic.

    Stats, links and dependencies are listed below.

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    STATS (IHT):
    LOT SIZE 5x5
    Growth Stage:          3 (medium and high density zones)
    Bulldoze Cost:         §270
    Capacity Satisfied:  IH-T 468
    Pollution:                  11 (Air)/ 4 (Water)/ 4 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     6/7/0
    Power Consumed:   85 Mwh
    Water Consumed:    79 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Chicago/NY/Houston/Euro
    Occupant Group:      IHT Anchor Building
    LOT SIZE 8x8
    Growth Stage:          2 (medium and high density zones)
    Bulldoze Cost:         §318
    Capacity Satisfied:  IH-T 1,120
    Pollution:                  18 (Air)/ 7 (Water)/ 5 (Garbage )
    Pollution Radius:     6/7/0
    Power Consumed:  135 Mwh
    Water Consumed:   127 Gal/Month
    Building Style:          Chicago/NY/Houston/Euro
    Occupant Group:      IHT Anchor Building
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    NOTE ABOUT DARK NITE vs MAXIS NITE:
    This download contains TWO model files; one for dark nite users (and other night-time darkening mods, such as Gizmos night-mod) and one for the standard Maxis nite.
    You must keep only one file - depending on which version you use. If you are unsure whether you have a night-darkening mod installed, then choose the Maxis night version. Regardless of which file you choose to keep, make sure you DO NOT delete the Lot or Desc files!
    If you use the dark nite version, you will need a dark nite mod. 
    http://community.simtropolis.com/files/file/23089-simfox-day-and-nite-modd/
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    DEPENDENCIES:
    *BSC MEGA Props - CP Vol01.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=1180
    *BSC Mega Props - CP Vol02.dat: http://sc4devotion.com/csxlex/lex_filedesc.php?lotGET=2790
    *PEG CHAINLINK RESOURCE: http://community.simtropolis.com/files/file/19338-peg-security-fencing-kit/
     
     
    To install, simply unzip the file into your plugins folder.
    Thankyou and enjoy.
     
     
     

    966 Downloads

       (9 Reviews)

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