ARO at 242 West 53 Street,Manhattan, NY 10019

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In the past three years, this building had:
54 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 0 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
0Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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Hazardous
0Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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Immediately-hazardous
0Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
There is no record of violation for class A

Property Owners and Associates

Algin Management Co., LLC
Agent
4.6(17)
Top Rated

3 Properties

480 Units

East 96th Street Co.
Corporate Owner
4.4(26)
Top Rated

9 Properties

1112 Units

Hillary Feshbach
Shareholder
4.6(17)
Top Rated

1 Property

426 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

Large Hands Off Company Luxe Apartments
Former Tenant
Pros:
Lived here for a year. (c) openigloo The apartm...
Cons:
The lobby was often messy, (c) openigloo with t...
No complaints, great building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Professional staff, great location, competitive...
Cons:
Other tenants’ pets pee and (c) openigloo poop ...
PiedAstaire
Former Tenant
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Staff manner and responsiveness, rental (c) ope...
Cons:
hallway decor feels stylistically dated, (c) op...
So-so quality finishes
Former Tenant
Pros:
Central location with easy access (c) openigloo...
Cons:
Cheap finishes in kitchen and (c) openigloo bat...
Advice to owner:
Can’t so anything to kitchen and bathroom finis...
resident since 2019, all good so far
Former Tenant
Pros:
The little things like trash (c) openigloo chut...
Cons:
Neighbors can be a headache. (c) openigloo No ...
Advice to owner:
Keep up the good job
Great bldg for a New New Yorker
Former Tenant
Pros:
The amenities are good. Staff (c) openigloo gen...
Cons:
No proper exhaust for cooking. (c) openigloo Qu...
Advice to owner:
Thorough cleaning of front entry and post signs...
Newish building well located
Former Tenant
Pros:
Location! Newer building
Cons:
Dog pee and poop smell (c) openigloo at the ent...
Advice to owner:
Clean the area in front of the building on a da...
Solid Services and Management
Former Tenant
Pros:
Very clean - building only (c) openigloo build ...
Cons:
Package room closes early on (c) openigloo week...
Advice to owner:
Keep package room open later
Great Location Midtown
Former Tenant
Pros:
-Great location -New building -Great (c) open...
Cons:
Roof access is too expensive. (c) openigloo
Love this building
Former Tenant
Pros:
Very modern building. Great design, (c) openigl...
Cons:
It’s Midtown West/hells kitchen. We (c) openigl...
Advice to owner:
The door staff could be a bit more focused on t...
“Luxury” building, horrible management
Former Tenant
Pros:
The apartments look nice and (c) openigloo amen...
Cons:
I’ve lived in ARO for (c) openigloo over two ye...
Advice to owner:
Shore up your management. Replace Maria.
Best view, perfect light
Former Tenant
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Brand new building with a (c) openigloo beautif...
Cons:
Can’t find cons, I’m just (c) openigloo not in ...
Great place to live
Former Tenant
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Clean. Responsive. Great amenities
Cons:
Very expensive. Not for long (c) openigloo term
Great for short term renting/corporate housing
Former Tenant
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Luxury building with incredible reviews
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Neighbors play the piano a (c) openigloo lot bu...
Would be great if management wasn’t so awful
Former Tenant
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New development, clean building, no (c) openigl...
Cons:
The management company is absolutely (c) openig...
Nice building overall, studio
Former Tenant
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New building, great amenity, nice (c) openigloo...
Cons:
Some staff is rude because (c) openigloo they g...
Advice to owner:
The service standard should do up to the rent p...
New Building in Midtown
Former Tenant
Pros:
Brand new, good staff, large (c) openigloo amen...
Cons:
Neighborhood has gone downhill since (c) openig...
Advice to owner:
A on-site community manager would be helpful.