505 West 54 Street,Manhattan, NY 10019

164 Units

Built in 2000

12 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
117 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 25 violations which is 0.15 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
13Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
9Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
3Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Sep 29, 2022Section 27-2026 adm code repair the leaky and/or defective faucets at wash basin in the bathroom located at apt 416, 4th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Sep 29, 2022Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 416, 4th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Sep 29, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color the ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 416, 4th story, 3rd apartment from east at southNov sent out
Jun 10, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 626, 6th story, 2nd apartment from west at northViolation open
Jun 10, 2022Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department at north wall in the bathroom located at apt 626, 6th story, 2nd apartment from west at northViolation open
Jun 10, 2022Section 27-2026, 2027 hmc: properly repair the source and abate the evidence of a water leak at ceiling in the bathroom located at apt 626, 6th story, 2nd apartment from west at northViolation open
Jun 10, 2022Section 27-2005 adm code repair the broken or defective plastered surfaces and paint in a uniform color at east wall in the kitchen located at apt 626, 6th story, 2nd apartment from west at northViolation open
May 29, 2022Section 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 01, 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 storyNot complied with
Sep 01, 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 storyNot complied with
Sep 01, 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 storyNot complied with
Jul 03, 2016Section 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
Jul 03, 2016Section 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 storyNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

Asn Foundry LLC
Corporate Owner
3.9(40)

3 Properties

547 Units

Eqr-east 27th Street Apartments
Corporate Owner
4(134)

17 Properties

4032 Units

Equity Residential Management, LLC
Agent
4(114)

24 Properties

5289 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

A Luxury Tenement Slum
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice shared outdoor space.
Cons:
I have been living here (c) openigloo for 7 mon...
Advice to owner:
Please tell people about the midterm rent incre...
Generall Good, Brief Mouse Issue
Former Tenant
Pros:
Huge, great light, big windows
Cons:
Temporary mouse pest problem
Advice to owner:
Address pest issues quickly
Great Home for 4 Year
Former Tenant
Pros:
Responsive staff, safe building, elevators, (c)...
Cons:
Rent has gone up significantly (c) openigloo ov...
West 54th Complex
Former Tenant
Pros:
Great square footage with closets (c) openigloo...
Cons:
Not as close to the (c) openigloo subway as we ...
Great place to live
Former Tenant
Pros:
Close to grocery, excellent management, (c) ope...
Cons:
No complaints at all
Nice apartment but terrible ownership
Former Tenant
Pros:
Neighbors are nice. Nice doormen.
Cons:
Hallways aren't vacuumed regularly. I've (c) op...
Advice to owner:
The property owner should treat their tenants a...
Equity Residential is Bad
Former Tenant
Pros:
Doormen are helpful
Cons:
Manager’s never stay, high turnover, (c) openig...
Advice to owner:
Keep trying to sell your building, an open secr...