235 Seaman Avenue,Manhattan, NY 10034

52 Units

Built in 1935

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
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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 151 violations which is 2.9 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
43Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
92Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
16Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Nov 17, 2023§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at the south wall in the bathroom located at apt 1g, 2nd story, 3rd apartment from west at northNotice of issuance sent to tenant
Nov 17, 2023§ 27-2017.3 hmc: trace and repair the source and abate the visible mold condition... at the north wall in the bathroom located at apt 1g, 2nd story, 3rd apartment from west at northNotice of issuance sent to tenant
Nov 17, 2023§ 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl ... in the bathroom located at apt 1g, 2nd story, 3rd apartment from west at northNov sent out
Nov 17, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 1g, 2nd story, 3rd apartment from west at northNov sent out
Nov 17, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the kitchen located at apt 1g, 2nd story, 3rd apartment from west at northNov sent out
Nov 17, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the 1st door from south at west wall in the 2nd room from north at east located at apt 1g, 2nd story, 3rd apartment from west at northNov sent out
Apr 16, 2019Section 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
Apr 16, 2019Section 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
Apr 16, 2019Section 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
Apr 16, 2019Section 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
Apr 16, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant plaster at east wall at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Apr 16, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code refit window at southwall in the 1st room from east at south located at apt d, 1st story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Apr 04, 2019Section 27-2005 adm code refit entrance door in the 2nd room from north located at apt d, 1st story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Aug 13, 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 not btween 48-62 inches above floor at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 13, 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
Aug 13, 2018Section 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
Aug 13, 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
Aug 02, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective base cabinet, at sink. in the kitchen located at apt 5h, 5th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Aug 02, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair the broken or defective base wood cabinet doors. in the kitchen located at apt 5h, 5th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Aug 02, 2018Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at ceiling. in the bathroom located at apt 5h, 5th story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jul 09, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code refit doors at cabinets south wall in the kitchen located at apt 5h, 5th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Apr 03, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code refit the lower sashes of the west wall windows in the 2nd room from north located at apt b, 1st story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jan 26, 2018Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and all walls in the bathroom located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
Oct 27, 2017Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at north wall and ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 2g, 2nd story, 4th apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Aug 07, 2017Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective wooden floor in the kitchen located at apt 4a, 4th story, 2nd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Aug 07, 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 07, 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
Aug 07, 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 07, 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 07, 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
Apr 15, 2017Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color all ceilings in the entire apartment located at apt 5b, 5th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Apr 15, 2017Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color all walls in the entire apartment located at apt 5b, 5th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jan 23, 2017Section 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 5b, 5th story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Sep 27, 2016Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and walls in the 2nd room from east at north located at apt a, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Sep 27, 2016Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and walls in the 3rd room from east at north located at apt a, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Sep 27, 2016Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and walls in the kitchen located at apt a, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Sep 27, 2016Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and walls in the private hallway located at apt a, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at westNov sent out
Mar 20, 2016Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color ceiling and all wall , in the 1st bathrrom from north located at apt 6d, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 20, 2016Section 27-2005 hmc:trace and repair the source and abate the nuisance consisting of mold ... at window stool, in the 1st bathroom from north located at apt 6d, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 20, 2016Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the window stool, in the 1st bathroom from north located at apt 6d, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Mar 20, 2016Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color ceiling in the 2nd room from east located at apt 6d, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Feb 18, 2016Section 27-2005 hmc:trace and repair the source and abate the nuisance consisting of mold ... ceiling (2 square feet) in the 1st room from east at south located at apt 6d, 6th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
May 28, 2013Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling and norht wall in the 2nd room from north at west located at apt 2d, 3rd story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out

Property Owners and Associates

Christian Kumbullaj
Site Manager
2.9(2)

1 Property

52 Units

Hawthorne Assoc. LLC
Corporate Owner
2.9(2)

1 Property

52 Units

Hawthorne Ventures LLC
Owner, Agent
2.9(2)

1 Property

52 Units

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60% of renters recommend this building

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Rents and Deposits

95% of renters received their security deposits back
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Reviews

Slow response and patchy fixes
Former Tenant
Pros:
The lobby is nice and (c) openigloo clean and t...
Cons:
Major pest and structural issues. (c) openigloo...
Good building. Terrible management.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Large pre-war units
Cons:
Not maintained properly. Pest issues. (c) openi...
Advice to owner:
Repair units properly instead of constantly pus...