The building is at the southeast corner of the arena block, and a piece of the Barclays Center is at right in the photo below.
The building does have multiple points of entry/egress, according to the Department of Buildings, but a gap in the fence appeared to be a way in to the front door. It looked a little dodgy, from this perspective, looking south on Sixth Avenue just below Pacific Street.
Here's an up-close view
Some pedestrians walked in the street around this fence, even though Sixth Avenue between Dean and Pacific streets is a two-way street.
Looking north, peering through the fence, at the first entrance.
And yes, people are living at 38 Sixth. Not a lot of people, but a few. And at least some have used that front entrance, despite the fence outsi…