Sky at 605 West 42 Street,Manhattan, NY 10036

1175 Units

Built in 2008

60 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
556 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 31 violations which is 0.02 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
Non-hazardous
5Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
14Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
12Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Jan 11, 2024§ 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 certified on time
Oct 19, 2023§ 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 45x, 45th story, 4th apartment from west at northNov sent out
Oct 10, 2023§ 27-2026 adm code repair leaky water closet flush pipe connection in the bathroom located at apt 29q, 29th story, 3rd apartment from east at southCiv14 mailed
Aug 05, 2023§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective bell/buzzer/intercom from the receptionist desk in vestibule to the south wall in the foyer located at apt 18e, 17th story, 5th apartment from west at northNov sent out
Mar 27, 2023Section 27-2005 adm code refit entrance door in the 1st room from east at south located at apt 24g, 24th story, 1st apartment from north at eastNot complied with

Property Owners and Associates

605 West 42nd Owner LLC
Corporate Owner
3.6(22)

2 Properties

1175 Units

Columbus Property Management
Agent
3.6(147)

11 Properties

3350 Units

Egli Medja
Site Manager
3.6(22)

2 Properties

1175 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

poorly managed luxury building
Former Tenant
Pros:
beautiful lobby and view; front (c) openigloo d...
Cons:
roaches in unit, broken heating
Beautiful building but had roaches and no broken heat/ac unit
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice luxury lobby Nice views up (c) openigloo top
Cons:
Packages can only be picked (c) openigloo up du...
Huge Letdown with Slumlord Behavior
Former Tenant
Pros:
Not much. Honestly it's just (c) openigloo lips...
Cons:
Terrible management, poor materials, immensely ...
Advice to owner:
Take better care of the building and better car...
Pay for a subpar box for the price of luxury
Former Tenant
Pros:
Lobby, concierge, views
Cons:
Cleaninliness, apartment robberies, dirty hallw...
Advice to owner:
Stop treating the building as a money making ma...
Failed to fix AC unit for 6 months
Former Tenant
Pros:
Friendly doorman and valet room (c) openigloo s...
Cons:
Super noisy due to heavy (c) openigloo traffic ...
Advice to owner:
Please fix or replace the AC unit ASAP!
Beautiful building/ horribly managed
Former Tenant
Pros:
Concierge, views, gym, location
Cons:
Apartment design flaws, horrible management (c)...
Advice to owner:
None, they won’t change their practices
Disaster-DO NOT RENT THERE!
Former Tenant
Pros:
The view the lobby
Cons:
8 throw up/pee stains on (c) openigloo hallway ...
Advice to owner:
FIX BROKEN ITEMS AND STOP LYING ABOUT ITEMS THA...
Quiet modern building with great views
Former Tenant
Pros:
Very modern apartments, friendly staff, (c) ope...
Cons:
Can't collect packages 24/7 which (c) openigloo...
Advice to owner:
Keep it up
Slum disguised as a “luxury building”
Former Tenant
Pros:
Front desk staff, views
Cons:
-No working oven for over (c) openigloo two yea...
Advice to owner:
Provide working appliances and a safe living en...
Had a good experience
Former Tenant
Pros:
It had a convenient location (c) openigloo and ...
Cons:
Too expensive for what you (c) openigloo get in...
Beautiful
Former Tenant
Pros:
Beautiful Pleasant building!!
Cons:
Only one included amenity sitting (c) openigloo...
Advice to owner:
More included amenities or lower amenities price
Not the best, not the worst
Former Tenant
Pros:
- Dog friendly, near dog (c) openigloo park, ha...
Cons:
- Inconvenient package picking up, (c) openiglo...
Money hungry hateful
Former Tenant
Pros:
New building 3 pools rich (c) openigloo feeling...
Cons:
Poor management a bit (c) openigloo racist not...
Advice to owner:
Overhaul your management ! Rudest people I’ve e...
Lived in 2 units here, great experiences at both but
Former Tenant
Pros:
Views - I faced the (c) openigloo water on a hi...
Cons:
Some of the reviews mention (c) openigloo warpe...
Advice to owner:
Huge property management company I doubt the ow...
Great place to live
Former Tenant
Pros:
Beautiful building and lobby, well (c) openiglo...
Cons:
Lots of noise from 11th (c) openigloo Avenue tr...
Advice to owner:
I love living here. I wish something could be d...
Nice building, very loud
Former Tenant
Pros:
Brand new, good amenities, doorman
Cons:
Loud, amenities are expensive, too (c) openiglo...
Nice and Clean
Former Tenant
Pros:
Very modern and clean. Didn’t (c) openigloo hav...
Cons:
Walls are a little but (c) openigloo thin.
Advice to owner:
Faster response to maintenance issues.
Very noise and bad management
Former Tenant
Pros:
Nice new Apts but the (c) openigloo quality ver...
Cons:
Very noise because of the (c) openigloo cheap w...
Advice to owner:
Get your act together!
Great in theory, terrible in execution.
Former Tenant
Pros:
-Good apartment layouts -Great appliances and (...
Cons:
-Lots of amenities i.e. the (c) openigloo gym a...
Advice to owner:
Take more pride in your property by enforcing p...
I Love Sky
Former Tenant
Pros:
I loved Everything
Cons:
Pretty much nothing
Advice to owner:
Replace the seating in the lobby, please
Sky luxurious building - not-so-luxurious service
Former Tenant
Pros:
The building is beautiful, very (c) openigloo c...
Cons:
The elevator were a mess… (c) openigloo often w...
Advice to owner:
Treat your vendors with dignity and respect, be...
Love Sky !!!
Former Tenant
Pros:
Probably the nicest apartment building (c) open...
Cons:
I’m afraid of heights and (c) openigloo live on...
Advice to owner:
Give me a free month!