WORSE THAN A FRAT-HOUSE. The circle is the hands down the worst apartment I've ever lived in. The rent is astronomically high considering that I can hear my upstairs neighbor doing EVERYTHING. I can hear him walking around, I can hear his dog walk around, and I can even hear him peeing when he using the restroom. The fire alarms have gone off 8 times in the last year, and the wiring was done incorrectly (there is never a fire, and the alarms ALWAYS go off for 1-3 hours, often times between the hours of 1am-5am.) I have lost many nights of good rest due to the insufficiently installed fire alarms. On numerous occasions I have seen animal fecal matter in the hallways. The building is sinking on the E. Bland St side, and the building is settling wrong as a result, causing cracks throughout the building. ATT&T U-Verse is not available at The Circle, which is in the middle of downtown. I've heard that this is due to the fact that The Circle is owned by Duke Energy, who partnered with Time Warner and wouldn't allow U-Verse. I pay 1200/mo for this shithole, and I was honestly more comfortable in a dorm room.