129 West 147 Street,Manhattan, NY 10039

312 Units

Built in 1968

26 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 393 violations which is 1.25 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is worse than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
89Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
235Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
69Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Apr 16, 2024(a) § hmc:file annual bedbug report in accordance with hpd rule as described on the back of this notice of violation or as described on hpds website, www.nyc.gov\hpd, search bed bugs.Nov sent out
Apr 01, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the private hallway located at apt 19l, 19th story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Apr 01, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at all walls and ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 19l, 19th story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Apr 01, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling in the kitchen located at apt 19l, 19th story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jan 29, 2024§ 300 m/d law file plans and application and legalize the following alteration or restore to the legal condition existing prior to the making of said alteration consisting of acoustic drop ceiling at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Jan 24, 2024§ 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at east wall in the foyer located at apt 24f, 24th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jan 10, 2024§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department east wall around hopper door at compactor closet, 10th storyNov sent out
Dec 17, 2023§ 27-2005 adm code properly secure the loose doors at closet in the private hallway located at apt 19l, 19th story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Oct 10, 2023§ 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
Oct 10, 2023§ 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
Oct 10, 2023§ 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
Oct 10, 2023§ 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 agencys housing information guide. a sample notice can be found at www.nyc.gov/hpd. at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 10, 2023§ 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
Sep 28, 2023§ 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 sign missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Sep 28, 2023§ 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 public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Sep 28, 2023§ 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
Sep 28, 2023§ 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
Sep 28, 2023§ 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
Sep 25, 2023§ 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
Sep 25, 2023§ 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
Sep 25, 2023§ 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
Sep 25, 2023§ 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
Sep 21, 2023§ 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 public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 14, 2023§ 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 , 1st storyNov sent out
Aug 14, 2023§ 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at ceiling at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Mar 17, 2023Section 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.Nov sent out
Mar 17, 2023Section 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.Nov sent out
Mar 17, 2023Section 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 missingNov sent out
Mar 17, 2023Section 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
Mar 17, 2023Section 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 suspectedNov sent out
Mar 17, 2023§ 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 missingNot complied with
Mar 17, 2023Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the east wall in the 4th room from north located at apt 16e, 16th story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jan 29, 2023Section 27-2026 adm code repair the leaky and/or defective faucets at bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 19l, 19th story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Sep 23, 2022Section 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.Not complied with
Sep 23, 2022Section 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 storyNot complied with
Sep 23, 2022Section 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 storyNot complied with
Sep 23, 2022Section 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 storyNot complied with
Sep 19, 2022Section 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 storyNot complied with
Sep 19, 2022Section 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 storyNot complied with
Sep 19, 2022Section 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl ... in the bathroom located at apt 12k, 12th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Sep 19, 2022Section 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.Not complied with
Sep 19, 2022Section 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 storyNot complied with
Aug 03, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant material at east wall at compactor closet, 20th storyNot complied with
Aug 03, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the east wall at compactor closet, 20th storyNot complied with
Aug 03, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the east wall at compactor closet, 7th storyNot complied with
May 08, 2022Section 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl ... in the bathroom located at apt 12k, 12th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Feb 14, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all peeling paint surfaces in the 1st room from east at south, the bathroom , the foyer located at apt 5j, 5th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Oct 27, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective uneven floating wood floor in the 5th room from north located at apt 16g, 16th story, 4th apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Sep 19, 2021Section 27-2005, 2006, 2037 hmc: properly repair and abate unsafe electric wiring condition consisting of exposed electrical wires at north wall in the bathroom located at apt 21h, 21st story, 5th apartment from west at northNov sent out
Sep 19, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color all walls in the bathroom located at apt 21h, 21st story, 5th apartment from west at northNov sent out
Sep 15, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling and walls in the 1st room from east at north located at apt 8i, 8th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Sep 15, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department all the walls in the 1st room from east at south located at apt 8i, 8th story, 1st apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jul 14, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyl floor tiles in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 14a, 14th story, 4th apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jul 14, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vynil floor tiles in the private hallway located at apt 14a, 14th story, 4th apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jul 01, 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 located at apt 1e, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jul 01, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the east wall in the 2nd room from east located at apt 1e, 2nd story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jun 12, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the south wall in the 2nd room from north at west located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 4th apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 12, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling and all walls in the bathroom located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 4th apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 12, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the south wall inside the closet at west in the private hallway located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 4th apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 12, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the north wall in the kitchen located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 4th apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jun 04, 2021Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at ceiling in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 10c, 10th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Jun 04, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the east wall in the 4th room from north located at apt 1e, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov sent out
Jun 04, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the north wall in the bathroom located at apt 1e, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov certified late
Jun 04, 2021Section 27-2026 adm code repair the leaky and/or defective faucets at bathtub in the bathroom located at apt 1e, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov certified late
Jun 04, 2021Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 1e, 1st story, 2nd apartment from north at eastNov certified late
May 11, 2021Section 27-2026 adm code reset, so as to secure a proper and tight connection, the water closet bowl .. in the bathroom located at apt 22l, 22nd story, 3rd apartment from south at westNov sent out
May 11, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the broken or defective sink cabinet (lower cabinet at sink) in the kitchen located at apt 19g, 19th story, 4th apartment from west at northSecond no access to re-inspect violation
Apr 30, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tiles at north wall at shower stall in the 1st bathroom from north located at apt 10c, 10th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Apr 30, 2021Section 27-2026 adm code replace with new the defective flush pipe of water closet ... in the 2nd bathroom from north located at apt 10c, 10th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Apr 26, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at baseboard at north, south and west wall in the 1st room from north at west located at apt 2b, 2nd story, 5th apartment from south at westNov sent out
Mar 22, 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 at public hallNot complied with
Mar 15, 2021Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling at cellarNot complied with
Mar 15, 2021Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective fire retardant ceiling at cellarNot complied with
Dec 21, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic floor tiles in the private hallway located at apt 14a, 14th story, 4th apartment from south at westNov sent out
Dec 11, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective vinyil floor tiles in the 1st room from east located at apt 19g, 19th story, 4th apartment from west at northSecond no access to re-inspect violation
Dec 11, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the north wall in the 1st room from east located at apt 19g, 19th story, 4th apartment from west at northSecond no access to re-inspect violation
Dec 11, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the west wall. in the kitchen located at apt 19g, 19th story, 4th apartment from west at northSecond no access to re-inspect violation
Dec 11, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code properly repair with similar material the broken or defective ceramic tiles at east wall in the bathroom located at apt 19g, 19th story, 4th apartment from west at northSecond no access to re-inspect violation
Dec 11, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the east wall in the 3rd room from east at north located at apt 19g, 19th story, 4th apartment from west at northSecond no access to re-inspect violation
Dec 11, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code replace with new the broken or defective sink cabinet. in the kitchen located at apt 19g, 19th story, 4th apartment from west at northSecond no access to re-inspect violation
Dec 01, 2020Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color ceiling and west wall, in the bathroom located at apt 6a, 6th story, 3rd apartment from south at westNot complied with
Sep 02, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling and all walls in the bathroom located at apt 12k, 12th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Sep 02, 2020Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 12k, 12th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov sent out
Jul 01, 2020Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department the ceiling and all walls in the bathroom located at apt 12k, 12th story, 2nd apartment from south at westNov certified late
Mar 23, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at interior sink base cabinet at east wall in the bathroom located at apt 13c, 13th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Mar 19, 2018Section 27-2005 adm code refit door in the terrace located at apt 13c, 13th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Oct 30, 2017Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department ceiling, north and east walls in the bathroom located at apt 13c, 13th story, 1st apartment from west at northNov sent out
Oct 28, 2016Section 27-2005 adm code refit base cabinet doors in the kitchen located at apt 14a, 14th story, 4th apartment from south at westNot complied with
Jun 24, 2014Section 27-2005 adm code refit wooden cabinet door at west wall in the kitchen located at apt 14a, 14th story, 3rd apartment from west at northNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

Esplanade Gardens Inc
Corporate Owner
3(3)

4 Properties

1242 Units

Esplanade Gardens Inc.
Site Manager, Officer
3.1(4)

6 Properties

1866 Units

Metro Management Development Inc
Agent
3.6(11)

81 Properties

6628 Units

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60% of renters recommend this building

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95% of renters received their security deposits back
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The lives of Black and Brown people neglected
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Severe mismanagement of a capital (c) openigloo...
Advice to owner:
Consider the well being of shareholders.