555 West 156 Street,Manhattan, NY 10032

61 Units

Built in 1928

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
130 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 26 violations which is 0.42 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
1Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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19Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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6Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Nov 09, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 2nd window frame from west at north wall in the 2nd room from east located at apt 1d, 1st story, 3rd apartment from north at eastViolation will be reinspected

Property Owners and Associates

20 Magaw Apts
Corporate Owner

136 Properties

3939 Units

555 Partners LP
Corporate Owner

2 Properties

103 Units

Mark Scharfman
Agent, Head Officer

135 Properties

3976 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.


Nice neighborhood, nice space, just know what you need.
Former Tenant
Laundry in building Great neighborhood (c) ope...
Roach problem for the whole (c) openigloo year ...
Advice to owner:
Just fix the roach problem.
Great Super but Could’ve Been Better
Former Tenant
In short, my unit in (c) openigloo itself was O...
Management is generally unresponsive about (c) ...
Great management, great super
Former Tenant
Management was terrific. Super is (c) openigloo...
Elevator was a little janky. (c) openigloo Some...
Advice to owner:
Aside from working on the elevator, asking the ...
Super was good
Former Tenant
Super was responsive. Laundry in (c) openigloo ...
one time our bathroom ceiling (c) openigloo cav...
Advice to owner:
Don’t skimp out fixing water damage. I had to c...