Herald Towers at 50 West 34 Street,Manhattan, NY 10001

690 Units

Built in 1912

26 Floors

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Open Violations

A violation is issued to a building when a city inspector from NYC's Department of Housing Preservation and Development validates and confirms a complaint made to 311. The violations listed below are open violations that have yet to be addressed or have not been confirmed as resolved by the city.
This building has a total of 49 violations which is 0.07 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
17Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
28Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
4Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Apr 01, 2024(a) § hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpds website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Sep 29, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling all walls and trims in the 2nd room from east located at apt 11a13, 11th story, 1st apartment from east at south , section at northeastNov sent out
Sep 29, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling all walls and trims in the kitchen located at apt 11a13, 11th story, 1st apartment from east at south , section at northeastNov sent out
Mar 15, 2023(a) � hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpd's website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Sep 28, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the private hallway located at apt 23a6, 23rd story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''north''Nov sent out
Sep 28, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls in the foyer located at apt 23a6, 23rd story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''north''Nov sent out
Sep 28, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at all walls in the private hallway located at apt 23a6, 23rd story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''north''Nov sent out
Sep 19, 2021Section 300 m/d law file plans and application and legalize the following alteration or restore to the legal condition existing prior to the making of said alteration suspended ceiling in the private hallway located at apt 22a12, 22nd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Sep 03, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls and ceilings throughout in the entire apartment located at apt 12c9, 12th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Oct 17, 2018Section 27-2045 adm code post a proper notice of smoke detector requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, at or near the mail box .. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 17, 2018Section 27-2104 adm code post and maintain a proper sign on wall of entrance story showing the registration number assigned by the department and the address of the building. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 17, 2018Section 26-1103 admin. code: post and maintain a proper notice on wall of the entrance story in english and spanish on the availability of the agency?s housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 17, 2018Section 27-2005 hmc: post, in a form approved by the commissioner, and maintain a notice in a common area of the building regarding the procedures that should be followed when a gas leak is suspected at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 17, 2018Section 27-2046.1 hmc: post a proper notice of carbon monoxide detecting device requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, in a common area of a class a multiple dwelling near inspection certificate or provide notice to tenants in a private dwelling. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jul 15, 2017Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wood floor in the 2nd room from east located at apt 11a13, 11th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jul 15, 2017Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing closet door knob's in the 2nd room from east located at apt 11a13, 11th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jul 15, 2017Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective ceiling light fixture, inside the closet in the 2nd room from east located at apt 11a13, 11th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Herald Towers
Lessee, Owner, Corporate Owner, Agent
3.6(42)

1 Property

690 Units

Joseph Jerome
Head Officer
3.6(42)

1 Property

690 Units

Neal Gitlitz
Site Manager
3.6(42)

1 Property

690 Units

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Renter Recommendations

60% of renters recommend this building

60% of renters approve of this owner

Rents and Deposits

95% of renters received their security deposits back
It HAS NOT been reported if this building accepts electronic rent payments.

Reviews

Decent but overpriced
Former Tenant
Pros:
Conveniently next to the BDFM Nice (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Very thin walls and loud (c) openigloo neighbor...
Advice to owner:
For the price it should feel more like a luxury...
Herald Towers at 34th St
Former Tenant
Pros:
amenities - gym, laundry in (c) openigloo build...
Cons:
some floors have a very (c) openigloo outdated ...
Overall a good older building, but in a very loud area
Former Tenant
Pros:
Compared to a lot of (c) openigloo buildings in...
Cons:
Even though there were close (c) openigloo to 0...
Advice to owner:
Please hire more Davids (property managers) so ...
Herald Square building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Lovely lounge with great views (c) openigloo of...
Cons:
Busy area which is hard (c) openigloo to feel t...
Advice to owner:
N/a
Only rent for location convenience
Former Tenant
Pros:
Convenient access to subway lines (c) openigloo...
Cons:
Management is not good at (c) openigloo respond...
Herald tower review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Repare of appliances was always (c) openigloo fast
Cons:
The space felt tight
Advice to owner:
Always keep AC on lowest temp during summer
Luxury in busy area
Former Tenant
Pros:
Doorman, package room, in building (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Surrounding area Flexed apt
Not bad for you first year!
Former Tenant
Pros:
Honestly, this was a great (c) openigloo first ...
Cons:
It is just expensive & (c) openigloo small. Saw...
Good value apartment
Former Tenant
Pros:
The common areas were kept (c) openigloo clean....
Cons:
Pest control could be slow (c) openigloo to res...
best location but old building
Former Tenant
Pros:
location! easy access to everywhere (c) openigl...
Cons:
loud at night even if (c) openigloo you live on...
herald tower building
Former Tenant
Pros:
• location • doorman • mail (c) openigloo room
Cons:
• water pressure • management
Advice to owner:
renovation and check your email
Pretty Good Experience
Former Tenant
Pros:
Very convenient location. Walls are (c) openigl...
Cons:
Management is extremely unresponsive when (c) o...
Old hotel turns to affordable apartment
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good location good amenities
Cons:
Hell management office
Advice to owner:
Change the management team
Herald Towers Management
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good new amenities. Friendly doorman. (c) openi...
Cons:
Roommates. Entire apartment was rooms (c) openi...
Advice to owner:
Replace the management office. Hire a new 3rd p...
Accessible to city but not super luxury
Former Tenant
Pros:
Convenient, fast elevators, safe. Amazon (c) op...
Cons:
Roaches, responsiveness of management and (c) o...
Great for the working man
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great location and amenities
Cons:
Small apartment space
living in the center of the world
Former Tenant
Pros:
- convenience: on the same (c) openigloo block ...
Cons:
- noise: you hear sirens (c) openigloo and nois...
Advice to owner:
- be more responsive on emails - renovate hall...
Overpriced yet good ammenities
Former Tenant
Pros:
The long term doormen and (c) openigloo cleanin...
Cons:
Management responsiveness and politeness approa...
Advice to owner:
Please respect your tenants.
Good for students
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good location in the city
Cons:
Bad pest control
Great place to feel like you're in the heart of the city.
Former Tenant
Pros:
The amenities are great, with (c) openigloo a l...
Cons:
I wish the management was (c) openigloo more pr...
Convenient location, safe, but subpar management
Former Tenant
Pros:
Safe, clean, elevator, great receptionists.
Cons:
Management rarely responds to requests (c) open...
Unauthorized Entry & Attempts
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great location, convenient package room/ (c) op...
Cons:
Management entered our apartment without (c) op...
Advice to owner:
If you expect us to sign a contract and abide b...
Brilliant apartment with a few inconveniences
Former Tenant
Pros:
There are many free facilities (c) openigloo av...
Cons:
One thing that I did (c) openigloo not like was...
Good gym and facilities, but overpriced
Former Tenant
Pros:
Gym, study lounge, rooftop and (c) openigloo am...
Cons:
Rooms are decent and overpriced. (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Modernize air conditioner
Nice building, bad management
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great amenities, clean all around. (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Management took weeks even months (c) openigloo...
Advice to owner:
Give the residents that left the apartments cle...
My first NYC Apartment
Former Tenant
Pros:
The location is unbeatable, my (c) openigloo fl...
Cons:
Management takes forever to reply (c) openigloo...
Advice to owner:
Please stop turning the heat/ac off before the ...
Great location, terrible management
Former Tenant
Pros:
Fairly soundproof walls. I don't (c) openigloo ...
Cons:
Pest issues (cockroaches even when (c) openiglo...
Advice to owner:
Lol....this place is terrible. It needs a compl...
I needed a place... that's it
Former Tenant
Pros:
Cheap (at the time) and (c) openigloo gave me a...
Cons:
Management takes FOREVER to respond (c) openigl...
Advice to owner:
Please just listen to your tenants more... and ...
Herald Towers review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Central location, short commute to (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Unresponsive and unaccommodating management
Advice to owner:
Pay more attention to what your tenants are ask...
Great location, poor management
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great location in the middle (c) openigloo of e...
Cons:
Management does not care about (c) openigloo pe...
Advice to owner:
Please show more empathy to your tenants And ch...
Close to everything
Former Tenant
Pros:
Close to everything! Nice doorman (c) openigloo...
Cons:
I lived in this building (c) openigloo for 4 ye...
Advice to owner:
I believe you guys did a wonderful job. The noi...
Great spot if you need to be near midtown
Former Tenant
Pros:
-proximity to transit -great amenities -new hal...
Cons:
-expensive -heat or AC is often (c) openigloo b...
Advice to owner:
Maybe try to value the tenants who have stayed ...
Good location and pretty clean
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good central midtown location with (c) openiglo...
Cons:
State of apartment is not (c) openigloo that mo...
really not good
Former Tenant
Pros:
location, has mail room, and (c) openigloo new ...
Cons:
Old ass building that wasn’t (c) openigloo main...
Advice to owner:
People will see right through the lies of the u...
Herald Towers General Review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Gym, rooftop and roofdeck
Cons:
Cockroaches, lack of pest control, (c) openiglo...
Advice to owner:
Please do care about the pest problems within t...
Mediocre place to live
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great location with great public (c) openigloo ...
Cons:
Not a quiet neighborhood
Advice to owner:
The lobby is way too much nicer than actual uni...
It was ok during covid
Former Tenant
Pros:
A very central location with (c) openigloo KTOW...
Cons:
Similar to many other reviewers (c) openigloo h...
Nice and convenient
Former Tenant
Pros:
I moved here for a (c) openigloo few reasons: i...
Cons:
Wasn’t super thrilled when they (c) openigloo s...
Advice to owner:
Don’t open floors that aren’t done being built ...
Would not recommend
Former Tenant
Pros:
The good things about living (c) openigloo here...
Cons:
This building does not offer (c) openigloo help...
Advice to owner:
You guys need to fix your management skills and...
100 years old luxury apartment
Former Tenant
Pros:
Convenient, accessible to all, staffs (c) openi...
Cons:
Since the bldg is located (c) openigloo at 6th ...
Advice to owner:
No yearly rent increase, rent stabilization ple...
Busy location but great apt for NYC first-timers
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location is busy but very (c) openigloo conveni...
Cons:
Way too many tourists around
Advice to owner:
Continue hiring the awesome staff
Horrible building stay away
Former Tenant
Pros:
Beautiful rooftop and gym
Cons:
Concierge treats you like a (c) openigloo burde...
Advice to owner:
Stop advertising as a luxury building when you ...