245 West 51 Street,Manhattan, NY 10019

80 Units

Built in 1912

9 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
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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 23 violations which is 0.28 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
13Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
8Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
2Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jul 15, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all ceiling and walls in the entire apartment located at apt 606, 6th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNot complied with
May 18, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code replace with new the missing upper escutcheon plate at the east wall riser in the kitchen located at apt 606, 6th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNot complied with
Apr 12, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and all walls in the 4th room from north located at apt 606, 6th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNot complied with
Apr 09, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation radiator in the 2nd room from north located at apt 606, 6th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNot complied with
Oct 27, 2020§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls in the 1st room from north located at apt 606, 6th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNot complied with
Oct 27, 2020§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling and all walls in the foyer located at apt 606, 6th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNot complied with
Oct 27, 2020§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling and all walls in the 4th room from north located at apt 606, 6th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNot complied with
Oct 27, 2020§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation the metal heat riser at east in the kitchen located at apt 606, 6th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNot complied with
May 06, 2020§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation steam riser at east wall in the kitchen located at apt 606, 6th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNot complied with
May 06, 2020§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation radiator and steam riser at south wall. in the 1st room from north located at apt 606, 6th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNot complied with
May 06, 2020§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation radiator and steam riser at south wall. in the 4th room from north located at apt 606, 6th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNot complied with
May 06, 2020§ 27-2005 adm code paint metal in accordance with dept. regulation steam riser at east wall in the bathroom located at apt 606, 6th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNot complied with
Jan 23, 2017§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the south window stool in the 3rd room from north located at apt 901, 9th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

245 W 51st Realty LLC C/o Aj Clarke
Corporate Owner
3.7(9)

2 Properties

102 Units

Ali Lajai
Site Manager
3.7(9)

1 Property

80 Units

C/o Aj Clarke Re Corp
Agent
3.3(79)

93 Properties

1900 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

Expensive but ultimately a nice building with good super
Former Tenant
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- concrete walls = near (c) openigloo impossibl...
Cons:
- occasional elevator troubles - pest (c) openi...
Advice to owner:
rent too expensive, and rent increases with eac...
Building has character, fun place to live!
Former Tenant
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I've loved living in this (c) openigloo buildin...
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This building faces the Gershwin, (c) openigloo...
Great building to live in if you like living with a mouse
Former Tenant
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Accessibility to subway, Broadway and (c) openi...
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Owners refuse to call exterminators (c) openigl...
Owner Doesn’t Care
Former Tenant
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The people who have lived (c) openigloo in this...
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The owner doesn’t care about (c) openigloo maki...
Advice to owner:
At minimum. Fix the laundry room. Deep clean th...
Nice neighbors, solid building
Former Tenant
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The neighbors here are all (c) openigloo really...
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Terrible water pressure on the (c) openigloo up...
Advice to owner:
Upgrade the elevator & water pressure on upper ...
great super
Former Tenant
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great super, very responsive
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pest control and other issues (c) openigloo are...
Great building, helpful super
Former Tenant
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The Super here is Great. The (c) openigloo apa...
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The elevator takes a long (c) openigloo time. T...
First time review
Former Tenant
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The building is clean and (c) openigloo the sup...
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There is always something wrong (c) openigloo w...
Advice to owner:
Find someone else to fix the elevator as the pe...
Bad laundry room for Rent
Former Tenant
Pros:
Super is good Building is (c) openigloo Safe N...
Cons:
Laundry seems antiquated. Very old machines (c)...
Advice to owner:
New machines in laundry room that take debit ca...