509 Cathedral Parkway,Manhattan, NY 10025

94 Units

Built in 1909

12 Floors

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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 33 violations which is 0.35 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
8Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
23Class 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
Apr 15, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the 1st room from north located at apt 12h, 12th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Apr 15, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at east wall in the 1st room from north located at apt 12h, 12th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Apr 15, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at south wall in the 1st bathroom from north located at apt 12h, 12th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Apr 15, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective window wood header at winodow #2 from east at south in the 3rd room from north at west located at apt 12h, 12th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Apr 15, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department wood window header, jambs, and casings at winodow #2 from east at south in the 3rd room from north at west located at apt 12h, 12th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Apr 01, 2024§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... approximately 3 square feet at west wall in the 1st room from north located at apt 12g, 12th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNotice of issuance sent to tenant
Apr 01, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at west wall in the 1st room from north located at apt 12g, 12th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Feb 25, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and all walls in the entire apartment located at apt 6h, 6th story, 1st apartment from east at south , section at eastFirst no access to re- inspect violation

Property Owners and Associates

Acquisition America Viii LLC
Site Manager, Head Officer
3.2(91)

17 Properties

811 Units

Acquisition America VI LLC
Corporate Owner
3(21)

1 Property

94 Units

Empire Mgmt America Corp
Agent
3.2(46)

6 Properties

394 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

solid inexpensive spot for students
Former Tenant
Pros:
super convenient location, no pests (c) openigl...
Cons:
sketchy management, stolen packages very (c) op...
Advice to owner:
get a real doorman
was a nightmare
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nothing worth mentioning. Got stuck (c) openigl...
Cons:
Elevator broke down often, hallways (c) openigl...
Building is good for the area
Former Tenant
Pros:
the super is very responsive
Cons:
The elevator takes a while
OK for NYC (I guess?)
Former Tenant
Pros:
Super is attentive and helpful Lots (c) openigl...
Cons:
ROACHES Elevator frequently out of service, (c)...
Advice to owner:
Bring in a proper exterminator that actually do...
Weird management
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great location and neighborhood felt (c) openig...
Cons:
Would see roaches in our (c) openigloo apartmen...
Acceptable place. Way too hot.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location is incredible. Room sizes (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Laundry room is inadequate and (c) openigloo ov...
Advice to owner:
New elevator. Take the management more seriousl...
509 W 110 St
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location, proximity to Columbia
Cons:
Roaches, broken elevator
Stay away unless you are a student
Former Tenant
Pros:
-close to Columbia and the (c) openigloo subway
Cons:
-elevator constantly breaks
decent studio
Former Tenant
Pros:
nice studio, convenient location
Cons:
had one package get stolen hot (c) openigloo wa...
Great for grad students
Former Tenant
Pros:
Close proximity to Columbia University
Cons:
Elevator breaks down very often Poor (c) openig...
previous apt tenant
Former Tenant
Pros:
close to subway, restaurants, dining (c) openig...
Cons:
poor management and laundry in (c) openigloo bu...
Alright building, good for Columbia students
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice exterior, modern appliances, in-building (...
Cons:
The elevator breaks down constantly, (c) openig...
Advice to owner:
Please replace this elevator. It’s unacceptable.
tenant for 3 years
Former Tenant
Pros:
I was on the first (c) openigloo floor so it wa...
Cons:
The management however was very (c) openigloo h...
Advice to owner:
Have a more responsive team to resolve issues q...
Lovely neighborhood and super
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location is amazing, big apartments. (c) openig...
Cons:
No package system- it’s pandemonium. (c) openig...
Advice to owner:
Upgrade the elevator please, find a better way ...
Do not recommend
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location pretty good
Cons:
No gas for two years No (c) openigloo response ...
Not bad for grad school living
Former Tenant
Pros:
Meti the super was always (c) openigloo very he...
Cons:
One of our packages was (c) openigloo stolen Co...
DON'T LIVE HERE
Former Tenant
Pros:
super is nice, building is (c) openigloo genera...
Cons:
MANAGEMENT SUCKS, theres a squatter (c) openigl...
Advice to owner:
GET NEW MANAGEMENT
Worst management, good super
Former Tenant
Pros:
Part time doorman is nice, (c) openigloo super ...
Cons:
Landlord is non existent, literally. (c) openig...
Advice to owner:
The building needs new management, the current ...
DANGEROUS BUILDING
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice super, pretty apartment, good (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Incredibly horrifying stalking/harassment situa...
Advice to owner:
take care of your tenants! EVICT UNSAFE /DANGER...
DONT LIVE HERE
Former Tenant
Pros:
The units are huge for (c) openigloo the pricin...
Cons:
The super and landlord are (c) openigloo non ex...
Advice to owner:
None they won’t care to read this.
Terrible maintenance
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good location for Columbia University (c) openi...
Cons:
Elevator never works, laundry area (c) openiglo...
Advice to owner:
You haven’t invested a dollar in 10 years into ...