141 East 55 Street,Manhattan, NY 10022

87 Units

Built in 1956

13 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
39 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 0.27 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
6Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
1Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Sep 13, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at south wall in the foyer located at apt 11d, 11th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Sep 13, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the 1st room from east located at apt 11d, 11th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jan 28, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls in the bathroom located at apt 3e, 4th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jan 28, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the east wall in the 1st room from east at south located at apt 3e, 4th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jan 28, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls in the private hallway located at apt 3e, 4th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jan 28, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls in the foyer located at apt 3e, 4th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Dec 23, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls in the private hallway located at apt 3e, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Dec 23, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all walls in the 2nd room from east at south located at apt 3e, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Dec 23, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the south wall in the 1st room from east at south located at apt 3e, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Dec 23, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling and all walls in the bathroom located at apt 3e, 3rd story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Dec 23, 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 at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
May 09, 2018Section 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
May 09, 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
May 09, 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 missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
May 09, 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
May 09, 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
May 09, 2018Section 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

Property Owners and Associates

Bob Kam
Head Officer
3(5)

2 Properties

136 Units

David Rappaport
Officer
4(31)

75 Properties

4659 Units

Elaine Tomassetti
Officer
3(5)

2 Properties

136 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

Standard Condo Building
Former Tenant
Pros:
The doormen have been very (c) openigloo helpfu...
Cons:
Common areas are a bit (c) openigloo outdated
Stay away from CFA Managment
Former Tenant
Pros:
The building was nice.
Cons:
Everyone that works there is (c) openigloo just...
Awful apt 3E
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location, location and just the (c) openigloo l...
Cons:
Everytime you cook the fire (c) openigloo alarm...
Advice to owner:
Keep an eye on apartment 3E because it violates...
Doorman is not available 24/7
Former Tenant
Pros:
Laundry in building
Cons:
Bad ventilation in the kitchen (c) openigloo an...
Advice to owner:
Landlord is not responsive to make repairs in t...