Regency Towers at 1201 2 Avenue,Manhattan, NY 10065

532 Units

Built in 1963

34 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
255 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 43 violations which is 0.08 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
27Class 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
Nov 24, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at north wall in the 3rd room from north at east located at apt 802, 8th story, 6th apartment from north at eastCiv14 mailed
Sep 22, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling in the 1st room from east located at apt 21b, 21st story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Sep 22, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling inside the closet in the 1st room from east located at apt 21b, 21st story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jul 16, 2021Section 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 frame missing at wall at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jul 16, 2021Section 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 wall at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jul 16, 2021Section 27-2046.1 hmc: post a proper notice of carbon monoxide detecting device requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, in a common area of a class a multiple dwelling near inspection certificate or provide notice to tenants in a private dwelling.Nov sent out
Jul 16, 2021Section 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
Jan 21, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at south and west wall in the 2nd bathroom from north at west located at apt 502, 5th story, 8th apartment from north at eastInvalid certification
Jan 21, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at north wall in the 1st room from north located at apt 502, 5th story, 8th apartment from north at eastInvalid certification
Mar 21, 2019Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the 2nd room from east at south, the 3rd room from east at south, the 2nd bathroom from east, the 1st bathroom from east, the foyer , the kitchen , the 1st room from east located at apt 503, 5th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov certified late
Apr 09, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code refit closet doors. in the foyer located at apt 1122, 11th story, 2nd apartment from west at northNot complied with
Mar 01, 2018Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling, all walls, all doors and trim moldings in the entire apartment located at apt 1025, 10th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jun 24, 2017Section 27-2046.1 hmc: post a proper notice of carbon monoxide detecting device requirements, in a form approved by the commissioner, in a common area of a class a multiple dwelling near inspection certificate or provide notice to tenants in a private dwelling. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

64th Street 3rd Avenue Assoc LLC
Corporate Owner
4.1(64)

7 Properties

1983 Units

Carlyle Construction Corp
Agent
4.1(64)

7 Properties

1983 Units

Frank Knispel
Site Manager
4.1(22)

1 Property

532 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

Good place to live but needs improvements
Former Tenant
Pros:
The location cannot be beaten. (c) openigloo Th...
Cons:
The lobby is beautiful but (c) openigloo the co...
Advice to owner:
Change the carpet in the common areas and keep ...
Clean building with good noise insulation, no rent control
Former Tenant
Pros:
Clean, no pests, great noise (c) openigloo insu...
Cons:
Rent increases by management are (c) openigloo ...
Loud street noise
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great doormen, clean building
Cons:
The noise levels are so (c) openigloo loud. Str...
Very nice place
Former Tenant
Pros:
Everything was really nice about (c) openigloo ...
Cons:
The only bad thing that (c) openigloo happened ...
great spot to live in
Former Tenant
Pros:
great doormen great neighborhood respectful (c)...
Cons:
smells like dog pee outside (c) openigloo becau...
Advice to owner:
be more responsive
Regency towers review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good rent Excellent location
Cons:
Room size Noise
Good place to live
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location is nice
Cons:
Near a school.
Clean, Safe building with friendly staff
Former Tenant
Pros:
Building is clean and staff (c) openigloo are a...
Cons:
Gym is old/small and only (c) openigloo open li...
Advice to owner:
Renovate gym and units
Solid, but not great
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good location, big building, good (c) openigloo...
Cons:
Doormen arent the nicest.
Ok but overpriced
Former Tenant
Pros:
Clean Friendly doormen Maintenance requests fil...
Cons:
Roof deck closed since I (c) openigloo moved in...
Advice to owner:
Open the roof deck!
Lovely building
Former Tenant
Pros:
great building amenities and staff
Cons:
Walls are paper thin, locks (c) openigloo on do...
1 month stay
Former Tenant
Pros:
Slightly old, but comfortable.
Cons:
Found a cockroach
lived here for 7 months
Former Tenant
Pros:
the staff is lovely easy subway (c) openigloo a...
Cons:
Could use a renovation Please open (c) openiglo...
A good spot
Former Tenant
Pros:
-laundry in building (expensive) -good doorman
Cons:
-cheap paint coat between tenants
Advice to owner:
Use better paint
overpriced and water issues
Former Tenant
Pros:
Clean and stuff
Cons:
SO MANY plumbing issues
Management never responds
Former Tenant
Pros:
Inexpensive compared to comps in (c) openigloo ...
Cons:
Unresponsive Building management, a few (c) ope...
Been here for 6 months and it feels like home
Former Tenant
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Honestly nervous I won’t be (c) openigloo able ...
Cons:
Sometimes the laundry room floods (c) openigloo...
Advice to owner:
Add bike storage to the building
Decent Value and Good Location
Former Tenant
Pros:
The lobby is nice, no (c) openigloo pests, grea...
Cons:
Sunroof deck closed for months, (c) openigloo m...
Advice to owner:
Open the outside spaces
Unhappy current tenant
Former Tenant
Pros:
Amazing Doorman Good location Near subway Larg...
Cons:
Management is unresponsive, uncooperative and (...
Advice to owner:
Work with your tenants to resolve problems oppo...
Fancy lobby but ok apartments
Former Tenant
Pros:
- Great doormen staff - (c) openigloo Very att...
Cons:
- Apartments aren’t renovated much (c) openiglo...
Advice to owner:
- invest in larger upgrades to the building, pl...
The Regency Towers
Former Tenant
Pros:
Decently maintained. Nice entrance. Doormen (c)...
Cons:
Management is horrific. Truly horrible, (c) ope...
Advice to owner:
Fix the property so your tenants can use it.
Carlyle property
Former Tenant
Pros:
Decent closet space.
Cons:
They delay in fixing things. (c) openigloo Old ...
Advice to owner:
Focus on upkeep of individual apartments. Recog...