The Octagon at 888 Main Street,Manhattan, NY 10044

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In the past three years, this building had:
387 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 14 violations which is 0 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
11Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
1Class 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
Oct 25, 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 missing at public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 25, 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
Oct 25, 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
Oct 25, 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 public hall, 1st storyNov sent out
Oct 25, 2021Section 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.Nov sent out
Oct 25, 2021Section 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
Oct 25, 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
Oct 25, 2017Section 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
Oct 25, 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
Oct 25, 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
Oct 25, 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

Property Owners and Associates

Brian Weisberg
Site Manager, Officer
4.2(31)

52 Properties

916 Units

Coney Island Site 1824 Houses Inc.
Site Manager, Officer
4(41)

159 Properties

8356 Units

Grc Management
Agent
3.7(39)

99 Properties

3081 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

Nice staff, recent change of manage company is expected to improve the experienc
Former Tenant
Pros:
Excellent staff. People from maintenance (c) op...
Cons:
My last experience regarding lease (c) openiglo...
Advice to owner:
A more flexible posture when negotiating renewals.
Safety concern for the building.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Clean building. Good maintainance.
Cons:
Since I lived in this (c) openigloo building, I...
Beautiful and relaxing
Former Tenant
Pros:
If you ever wanted a (c) openigloo home away fr...
Cons:
Minimal, very few roaches, but (c) openigloo it...
Advice to owner:
Reframe the windows so no loss of energy (and $...
Great 1st apt in NYC.
Former Tenant
Pros:
Family friendly, clean, quite & (c) openigloo l...
Cons:
Far from public transport- tram/subway.
Great Historic location
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great lobby and pleasant surroundings
Cons:
Real pain to get off (c) openigloo the island f...
Advice to owner:
Get a ferry stop on the island’s northern end
Octagon Apartment review
Former Tenant
Pros:
Maintenance team is always quick (c) openigloo ...
Cons:
Some management and concierge staff (c) openigl...
This is perfect
Former Tenant
Pros:
Everything! This is a great (c) openigloo place
Cons:
It can get very expensive
Great experience, just not my preference
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great building management, very responsive (c) ...
Cons:
Honestly, no complaints. It's a (c) openigloo b...
Great building with an interesting history
Former Tenant
Pros:
1. Newish building 2. Great concierge (c) openi...
Cons:
Nothing really with the building. (c) openigloo...
Advice to owner:
NA, been great thus far
Smoothest and greatest experience we have ever had
Former Tenant
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The polite and helpful staff, (c) openigloo the...
Cons:
I literally have nothing bad (c) openigloo to s...
Octagon Building Review - great place to be in, with some minor cons to consider
Former Tenant
Pros:
Good neighbors. But it's not (c) openigloo rent...
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Proximity to a celebratory event (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
Please talk to the Sanctuary
average in nyc
Former Tenant
Pros:
chill environment and large windows (c) openigl...
Cons:
noisy sometimes in the morning (c) openigloo or...
Advice to owner:
too expensive and not worth it at all
Great Roosevelt Island building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Clean, well-maintained building, with friendly ...
Cons:
Our front door was oddly (c) openigloo thin and...
Advice to owner:
The elevator situation was our biggest pain poi...
Suburban Haven
Former Tenant
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The Octagon is a lovely (c) openigloo building ...
Cons:
The building is fairly expensive (c) openigloo ...
Advice to owner:
While there is a weekend shuttle and The Octago...
Good building , a little expensive
Former Tenant
Pros:
amenities , service , cleanliness
Cons:
heating, electricity, price
Decent community in a decent neighborhood
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location, amenities, red bus
Cons:
Far from everywhere actually
Manhattan Living on RI
Former Tenant
Pros:
Concegerie staff is great, wonderful (c) openig...
Cons:
Neighbors can be loud and (c) openigloo entitle...