77 West 55 Street,Manhattan, NY 10019

183 Units

Built in 1963

20 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
69 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 24 violations which is 0.13 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
12Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
9Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
3Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jun 21, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 15e, 15th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jun 21, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 15e, 15th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jun 21, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department door frame in the bathroom located at apt 15e, 15th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jun 21, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling, east wall, west wall, north wall and south wall in the kitchen located at apt 15e, 15th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jun 21, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at east wall, west wall, south wall and north wall in the 4th room from east located at apt 15e, 15th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jun 21, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the 1st room from east at north located at apt 15e, 15th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jun 21, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at east wall in the foyer located at apt 15e, 15th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Aug 03, 2017Section 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
Aug 03, 2017Section 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 missing sign at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 03, 2017Section 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
Aug 03, 2017Section 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
Aug 03, 2017Section 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

Property Owners and Associates

Akam Associates, Inc
Agent
3.7(123)

359 Properties

33369 Units

Christopher Alker
Officer
4.2(2)

1 Property

183 Units

Mario Luz
Site Manager
4.2(2)

1 Property

183 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.

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Pretty Solid
Former Tenant
Pros:
The doormen that are good (c) openigloo are AMA...
Cons:
The doormen vary in personality/work (c) openig...
Advice to owner:
Maintain roof please!
Gallery House is great
Former Tenant
Pros:
- Recently updated laundry room - (c) openigloo...
Cons:
- Limited amenities