789 St Marks Avenue,Brooklyn, NY 11213

134 Units

Built in 1905

6 Floors

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In the past three years, this building had:
185 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 28 violations which is 0.2 violations per unit for their entire portfolio.
That is better than the city average, which is 0.81 violations per unit.
3Class A
Non-Hazardous violations (i.e. no peephole on a door, or no street # on the building)
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16Class B
Hazardous violations (i.e. smoke detector issues, inadequate lighting)
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9Class C
Immediately Hazardous (i.e. rodents, inadequate heat or hot water)
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Approval DateDescriptionCurrent Status
Nov 28, 2023§ 27-2005 hmc: properly repair or replace the broken or defective socket at north wall in the bathroom located at apt 20a, 1st story, 1st apartment from south at west , section ''north'', at northwestCiv14 mailed
Oct 06, 2021Section 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 mesh screen walls with door erected from floor to soffit creating closet under public hall stairs , 1st storyNov sent out
Nov 09, 2017Section 27-2013 adm code paint with light colored paint to the satisfaction of this department walls , ceilings and trims in the entire apartment located at apt 2f, 6th story, 1st apartment from north at east , section at southwestFirst no access to re- inspect violation

Property Owners and Associates

789 St Marks Realty Corp
Agent, Corporate Owner

3 Properties

149 Units

Andrew Spodek

2 Properties

134 Units

Charles Neiss

3 Properties

193 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.


Paper thin walls and ceilings
Former Tenant
Nice community atmosphere
You are at the mercy (c) openigloo of whoever l...
Advice to owner:
When you “renovate” a unit, actually do that. G...
Paper thin walls and ceilings, otherwise great
Former Tenant
Neighbors mostly friendly in common (c) openigl...
Neighbor noise is TERRIBLE. Everything (c) open...
Advice to owner:
Add extra insulation in walls and floors. Enfor...
Not Bad Overall
Former Tenant
Thick walls, trash rooms on (c) openigloo each ...
roaches and pest especially bad (c) openigloo o...
Pretty good building
Former Tenant
Size of apts
TERRIBLE HEAT. Elevators and (c) openigloo was...
Advice to owner:
Upgrade apts
Spacious but not maintained
Former Tenant
It was a spacious one (c) openigloo bedroom Lot...
Not clean Roaches Garbage wasn’t maintained
Monitor park apt
Former Tenant
On the park
Built out third bedroom - (c) openigloo wall is...
Classic Brooklyn Building
Former Tenant
The building is huge and (c) openigloo old, but...
It is old, so even (c) openigloo if your apartm...
Advice to owner:
An online system for maintenance requests would...