Rivergate Apartments at 401 East 34 Street,Manhattan, NY 10016

739 Units

Built in 1985

34 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
566 complaints
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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 0 violations which is 0 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
0Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
0Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
0Class C
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There is no record of violation for class A

Property Owners and Associates

Columbus Square 805 LLC
Corporate Owner
3.9(123)

10 Properties

3079 Units

Michael Lacy
Officer
3.9(123)

10 Properties

3079 Units

Suzette Forrester
Site Manager
3.8(56)

2 Properties

1478 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

The worst building in Manhattan
Former Tenant
Pros:
The apartment itself is fine.
Cons:
Basically everything else. The management (c) o...
Advice to owner:
New management.
Great building, terrible elevators
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great starter apartments
Cons:
distance from subway. elevators are often (c) o...
Advice to owner:
Fix the elevators?
Awful Mgmt, Elevators Broken, Overpriced
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice views. Generally updated interior
Cons:
Elevators never work and there (c) openigloo ar...
Advice to owner:
Fire your staff. It’s unacceptable.
nice place to live
Former Tenant
Pros:
-there is always someone at (c) openigloo secur...
Cons:
-the apartment is small itself -the (c) openigl...
Advice to owner:
invest in elevators
View 34 Review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Pretty, nice lobby, nice gym, (c) openigloo lau...
Cons:
Had mice, cockroaches, expensive laundry, (c) o...
Advice to owner:
Handle pests better, fix dryers
Good building. Great location
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice gym In front of the (c) openigloo ferry pi...
Cons:
Slow elevators Often washers and driers (c) ope...
Advice to owner:
Keep up the gym
Average building and ownership, but great views, amenities, apartments
Former Tenant
Pros:
If you have no issues (c) openigloo with your a...
Cons:
Slow for maintenance, elevators would (c) openi...
Solid Murray hill building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Easily accessible to bus and (c) openigloo ferr...
Cons:
Staff can be somewhat rude (c) openigloo and un...
Great Building For New Grads
Former Tenant
Pros:
Lots of younger people in (c) openigloo buildin...
Cons:
Location is tough for transportation.
Not worth it anymore
Former Tenant
Pros:
Luxury building, grey lobby
Cons:
Renewal offers are very high (c) openigloo (20-...
Good first apt out of college
Former Tenant
Pros:
Young people Good staff Solid gym Great roof
Cons:
Can be loud Young ppl smoke (c) openigloo a lot...
An expensive first apartment
Former Tenant
Pros:
It always felt safe and (c) openigloo the apart...
Cons:
Laundry never worked, elevators were (c) openig...
It's basically a fancy frat house
Former Tenant
Pros:
The rooftop is truly great (c) openigloo and th...
Cons:
Elevators break too often for (c) openigloo suc...
Decent studio units but expensive
Former Tenant
Pros:
- Pretty clean - Units are (c) openigloo on the...
Cons:
- Elevators take forever, lots (c) openigloo of...
View 34 Review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Lots of friends in building, (c) openigloo good...
Cons:
Pest problem, slow elevators
Fine building - live on a low floor
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice amenities stainless steel
Cons:
Rodents, noisy, elevators NEVER work
View 34 review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice building with decent amenities (c) openigl...
Cons:
The elevator is SO SLOW, (c) openigloo I’ve see...
Nice Lively Building
Former Tenant
Pros:
- Amazing view - Cool people
Cons:
- Slow elevators
Pretty nice building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good lobby Responsive staff Amenities
Cons:
Elevator always broken Sometimes AC is (c) open...
I liked it
Former Tenant
Pros:
Was great building
Cons:
Elevators break a lot
Too good to be true?
Former Tenant
Pros:
Rooftop, gym, large apartment, quickness (c) op...
Cons:
Management, laundry issues- clothing rarely (c)...
Advice to owner:
Stop raising rent with no changes to the unit
overall good experience
Former Tenant
Pros:
great amenities, love the roof
Cons:
we had a cockroach problem
Great place to start in Manhattan
Former Tenant
Pros:
Conveniently located. Easy to get (c) openigloo...
Cons:
Super young crowd, would not (c) openigloo reco...
Good for young people
Former Tenant
Pros:
Clean, good location
Cons:
Average age is about 22, (c) openigloo very fra...
Good apartment building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Responsive maintenance team
Cons:
They close all the amenities (c) openigloo even...
Good for young tenants
Former Tenant
Pros:
- Nice views - Efficient package (c) openigloo ...
Cons:
- Elevators slow and often (c) openigloo broken...
view 34 review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice doormen, overall clean building (c) openig...
Cons:
Very elevators, no AC in (c) openigloo elevator...
Advice to owner:
Fix the laundry machines
View 34 Murray Hill
Former Tenant
Pros:
Pretty good if you’re a (c) openigloo finance bro
Cons:
Unresponsive management, overpriced
Great but some frustrations
Former Tenant
Pros:
Modern building, great amenities, big (c) openi...
Cons:
The package room. Their hours (c) openigloo mak...
Advice to owner:
Resume allowing the front desk to retrieve pack...
Solid overpriced place
Former Tenant
Pros:
Luxury apartment with solid amenities
Cons:
It’s overpriced for what it (c) openigloo is
absolutely loved living here... rent went up too high but otherwise would stay
Former Tenant
Pros:
the views are unmatched.. best (c) openigloo ro...
Cons:
building management was not the (c) openigloo best
Advice to owner:
more attentive staff
View 34
Former Tenant
Pros:
I enjoy the amenities and (c) openigloo the views.
Cons:
Rent raises so much from (c) openigloo year to ...
Not worth it
Former Tenant
Pros:
Clean, no rats or roaches, (c) openigloo packag...
Cons:
As far as doormam buildings (c) openigloo go, t...
Advice to owner:
don’t charge so much for shit on a nice plate.
Great Building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Laundry, gym, rooftop
Cons:
On expensive side
Advice to owner:
None so far
Post grad building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Young crowd, great rooftop
Cons:
Awful location, a bit desolate
An OK ‘Luxury’ building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great rooftop view and set (c) openigloo up. Fu...
Cons:
Maintenance is not responsive.The finishings (c...
Advice to owner:
Update the finishes in the apartments. Better p...
Solid spot for post grads
Former Tenant
Pros:
There’s a full gym, 2 (c) openigloo laundry roo...
Cons:
Elevators are constantly broken. Like (c) openi...
Advice to owner:
Be better
3 year resident review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Young building with lots of (c) openigloo ameni...
Cons:
Slow elevators, loud neighbors on (c) openigloo...
Nice but pricey
Former Tenant
Pros:
Clean, well organized. Not too (c) openigloo ma...
Cons:
Really expensive, no ability to (c) openigloo g...
Advice to owner:
Don’t raise rents so much that people cannot af...
View 34 Review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great views of the city (c) openigloo and east ...
Cons:
Elevators run slow and break (c) openigloo a lot
Advice to owner:
Fix elevators!
Decent apartment - not great
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good location, friendly team
Cons:
Anonymous, old and too many (c) openigloo loud ...
Advice to owner:
Bring some soul into the community. UDR can do ...
It is fine
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good space in units
Cons:
Elevators are the worst and (c) openigloo do no...
Good spot for young adults
Former Tenant
Pros:
Looked new, decent amenities, nice (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Can be loud at times, (c) openigloo elevators f...
This is not a luxury condo, it’s a cheap knockoff
Former Tenant
Pros:
No pests which is great. (c) openigloo Amenitie...
Cons:
The FDR is so loud (c) openigloo especially ear...
Advice to owner:
I hope you all finally get the elevator fixed.
Great place and views
Former Tenant
Pros:
Size of apartment and condition (c) openigloo a...
Cons:
Elevators take forever so expect (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Perhaps try to address the elevator issues
Living in a frat house
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great rooftop, young building, apartments (c) o...
Cons:
Apartment was not cleaned or (c) openigloo exte...
Advice to owner:
Be honest with tenants.
Classic MH Building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Overall nice building
Cons:
Elevator always down
Dont live here
Former Tenant
Pros:
Cheaper rent compared to elsewhere
Cons:
Super loud neighbors
great but expensive
Former Tenant
Pros:
location, neighbors, doormen
Cons:
elevators, roof rules
Nice apartments with some complications
Former Tenant
Pros:
Decent sized apartments, good closet (c) openig...
Cons:
Cockroaches, elevators take forever, amenities ...
Advice to owner:
Improve the elevators
Good if you’re young and easy going
Former Tenant
Pros:
Updated apartments, maintenance team is (c) ope...
Cons:
Elevators are horrible - the (c) openigloo line...
Good enough but it can improve
Former Tenant
Pros:
Rooftop and view
Cons:
Elevators don’t work frequently
Advice to owner:
Maintenance
Look elsewhere tons of bros and bad mgmt
Former Tenant
Pros:
It is a clean building (c) openigloo with a nic...
Cons:
Parties and always broken elevators
Advice to owner:
Don’t rent to dumb kids
Good, except elevators
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice building; staff super responsive. (c) open...
Cons:
Elevator is always broken. If (c) openigloo you...
Advice to owner:
Fix the elevator.
The best first apartment
Former Tenant
Pros:
Incredible staff that have you (c) openigloo co...
Cons:
Broken elevator like once a (c) openigloo week,...
Advice to owner:
Make sure elevators are safe and actually work....
View 34 Review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Spacious apartment, reasonably priced, nice (c)...
Cons:
Elevators slow and unreliable
Advice to owner:
Elevators need to be upgraded