485 Columbus Avenue,Manhattan, NY 10024

16 Units

Built in 1887

5 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
8 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 13 violations which is 0.81 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
5Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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5Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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3Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Aug 14, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective i bell and return buzzer from building entrance to the panel in the foyer. located at apt 3c, 3rd story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Aug 13, 2020Section 329, m/d law and dept. rules and regs. provide a completed certificate of inspection visits in a proper frame at or near mailboxes, bottom edge of frame between 48-62 inches above floor missing frame at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 06, 2020Section 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 walls erected using sheetrock and wood/metal studs with wood doors attached creating garbage room under public hall stairs. at public hall, 2nd storyNov sent out
Apr 06, 2020Section 27-2053 adm code post sign on wall of entrance story bearing name, address including apartment number if any, and telephone number of superintendent, janitor or housekeeper. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Feb 28, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and north wall all stories at public hallNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

483 Columbus L & M Corp
Owner, Corporate Owner

3 Properties

40 Units

Brusco Realty Corporation
Owner, Corporate Owner

34 Properties

452 Units

Brusco Realty Mgmt LLC

4 Properties

53 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.


Fine for price
Former Tenant
No issues with heat or (c) openigloo cooling, g...
Cockroaches, especially during the summer (c) o...
Advice to owner:
Control pests
Great apartment, some problems
Former Tenant
Loved the location - seriously (c) openigloo co...
There were mice (yikes) and (c) openigloo roach...
Steer clear- it’s a nightmare!
Former Tenant
The location is great and (c) openigloo the pro...
Multiple instances where the heat (c) openigloo...
Advice to owner:
Do. Better.