159 W 85th St

This Property At A Glance

Walk-Up Building

This is a Walk-Up Building.

In Upper West Side

159 W 85th St is located in Upper West Side, a neighborhood in Manhattan.

Wealthy Area

The median income in this area is $101,888, which is higher than typical for Manhattan.

Tree-Lined Streets

There are 104 street trees within a block of 159 W 85th St.

159 W 85th St is a 4-floor, 20-unit Walk-Up Building in Manhattan's Upper West Side near West 85th Street and Amsterdam Avenue. The building was built in 1900 and has 11,880 square feet of living space.

If you live at or are thinking of moving to 159 W 85th St, you'll want to carefully examine the 9 problems and violations we've detected in this property's records. In addition, residents filed 45 noise complaints, 15 filth complaints, and 16 street quality complaints.

Building records show 9 construction or renovation projects at 159 W 85th St since 2003. As for neighborhood change, records show 0 demolitions and 0 new building developments in the area within the past year.

The closest subway access includes the 1 and 2 at Broadway & 86th St, there are 0 Citi Bike stations nearby, and the typical wait time for a taxi at 159 W 85th St is 2 minutes.

As for the demographics around 159 W 85th St, the median age is 41, 48% of residents are married, and 16% of residents have at least one child. The median individual full-time income is about $101,888 and about 37% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Registered voters in this building are 100% Democrat.

This address is zoned for New York City Public Schools, which is rated below average overall. You can see individual ratings and program information on nearby schools like New Explorations Into Science, Tech And Math High School, Professional Performing Arts High School, and Central Park East High School in the report below.

Regarding weather, the average summer temperature is 76.5°F, while the average winter temperature is 32.1°F.

Building

Building Type
Walk-Up
Unit Count
20
Floor Count
4
Build Year
1900
Building SQFT
11,880

Complaints and Violations

Violations data comes from NYC HPD (Housing Preservation and Development) and is collected via NYC 311.
The total number of problems reported for is
8
Problems
Date Unit Space Problem Priority Status
June 05, 2018 4C ENTRANCE DOOR: LOCK BRKN/MISS Emergency Resolved
June 05, 2018 4C BEDROOM WINDOW PANE: GLASS BRKN/MISS Emergency Resolved
June 05, 2018 4C BATHROOM DOOR: BRKN / MISSING Emergency Resolved
June 05, 2018 4C ENTIRE APT PESTS: OTHER Non-Emergency Resolved
June 05, 2018 4C LIVING ROOM FLOOR: BRKN/DEFECTIVE Non-Emergency Resolved
June 05, 2018 4C ENTIRE APT PESTS: ROACHES Non-Emergency Resolved
June 05, 2018 4C KITCHEN CEILING: PLASTER PEELING Non-Emergency Resolved
June 05, 2018 4C KITCHEN BASIN/SINK: BASIN BKN OR DE Emergency Resolved
The total number of historical violations for is
1
Violations
Date Observed Violation Priority Status
August 30, 1988 Rodent Infestations Immediately Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2018 ADM CODE ABATE THE NUISANCE CONSISTING OF RODENTS 1 STY REAR EAST APT 1B. , SECTION " "

Financial

Transportation

Subway Access

Broadway & 86th St
1
2
2 min
Central Park West & 86th St
A
C
B
4 min

Taxi Stats

The typical wait time for a taxi is
2
minutes at West 85th Street and Amsterdam Avenue
In a typical hour
67
available taxis pass by West 85th Street and Amsterdam Avenue
In a typical hour
5
taxis pick up passengers at West 85th Street and Amsterdam Avenue
In a typical hour
6
taxis drop off passengers at West 85th Street and Amsterdam Avenue

Commute Stats

The common time to leave for work in this neighborhood is
8:00 AM to 8:29 AM
The most common way to commute in this neighborhood is
Subway
There are
0
Citi Bike Stations within 3 blocks of
The percent of households with at least one car in this area is
24%

Your Commute Times

New Businesses

EATING - DRINKING
PERSONAL SERVICES
SHOPPING
There are
20
NEW
EATING - DRINKING
ESTABLISHMENTs
There are
5
NEW
PERSONAL SERVICES
ESTABLISHMENTs
There are
17
NEW
SHOPPING
ESTABLISHMENTs

Local Quality

Local Quality at a Glance

Incident data comes from NYC 311. To report complaints or learn more about NYC 311 visit here
There were
45
noise complaints in the last year within a block
Loud Music / Party
Construction
Loud Talking / Yelling
Car / Truck
Dog Barking
Industrial / Machinery
Alarm
Other
Helicopter

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There were
15
filth complaints in the last year within a block
Sewer
Graffiti
Air Quality
Urinating in Public
Hazardous Materials
Street Filth
Litter / Clutter
Industrial Waste

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There were
16
street complaints in the last year within a block
Street Light
Road Condition
Scaffold Safety
Dead Tree
Sidewalk Condition
Broken Parking Meter

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Rodent Sightings

31 rodent sightings reported within a block of

18 rodent sightings is typical around buildings in Manhattan

Condition Attracting Rodents
Rat Sighting
Mouse Sighting
Signs of Rodents
Rodent Bite

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Street Trees

104 street trees within a block of

77 street trees is typical around buildings in Manhattan

School

School District

This property is zoned for
NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
This school district has
1,880
schools
There are
1,038,001
students enrolled in this district

Elementary School Near

NEW EXPLORATIONS INTO SCIENCE, TECH AND MATH HIGH SCHOOL
4.7 mile away

Middle Schools Near

CENTRAL PARK EAST HIGH SCHOOL
1.4 mile away
PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING ARTS HIGH SCHOOL
1.9 mile away
THURGOOD MARSHALL ACADEMY FOR LEARNING AND SOCIAL
2.5 mile away
HOSTOS-LINCOLN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE
3.2 mile away

High Schools Near

CENTRAL PARK EAST HIGH SCHOOL
1.4 mile away
LANDMARK HIGH SCHOOL
1.4 mile away
INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL
1.5 mile away
HIGH SCHOOL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
1.5 mile away

Construction

There have been
9
construction projects in this building since 2003
Date Type
October 28, 2016 Sidewalk Shed Installation
PROPOSED INSTALLATION OF HEAVY DUTY SIDEWALK SHED FOR REMEDIAL REPAIRS AS PER PLANS. NO CHANGE IN USE OCCUPANCY OR EGRESS UNDER THIS APPLICATION. LIVE LOAD 300 PER SQUARE FEET. SIDEWALK SHED SHALL COMPLY WITH CHAPTER # 33 OF THE 2014 CODE.
October 28, 2016 Scaffold Installation
PROPOSED INSTALLATION OF PIPE SCAFFOLD FOR REMEDIAL REPAIRS AS PER PLANS. NO CHANGE IN USE OCCUPANCY OR EGRESS UNDER THIS APPLICATION.
June 03, 2016 Alteration
STRUCTURAL WORK BEING FILED IN CONJUNCTION WITH ALTERATION 2 APPLICATION NUMBER 122190949 TO ADD REAR EXTENSION AT 3RD AND 4TH FLOORS. NO CHANGE TO USE, EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY.
March 17, 2016 Alteration
STRUCTURAL WORK BEING FILED IN CONJUNCTION WITH ALTERATION 2 JOB TO RENOVATE APARTMENTS ON THE BAS LEVEL AND CREATE RECREATION ROOMS IN CELLAR CONNECTED TO SAME. NO CHANGE TO USE, EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY.
February 13, 2015 Alteration
STRUCTURAL WORK BEING FILED IN CONJUNCTION WITH ALTERATION 2 JOB TO MODIFY ENTRY AND AREAWAY. NO CHANGE TO USE, EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY.
November 05, 2014 Horizontal Enlargement
PROPOSED REAR ADDITION AT THIRD AND FOURTH FLOORS.NO CHANGE TO USE, EGRESS, OR OCCUPANCY.
December 21, 2013 Alteration
FILING TO RENOVATE APARTMENTS 1C, 3A, 3C, 3D, 4A, AND 5B. PARTITION WORK, AND RELOCATION OF EXISTING PLUMBING WORK. NO CHANGE IN USE, EGRESS, OR OCCUPANCY.
December 21, 2013 Plumbing Work
PLUMBING APPLICATION IN CONJUNCTION WITH BIS #121841855
December 30, 2008 Sidewalk Shed Installation
INSTALLATION OF HEAVY DUTY SIDEWALK SHED A TOTAL OF 34 L.F AS PER PLAN AT 159 WEST 85 STREET. WORK SHALL COMPLY WITH 2008 BUILDING CODE CHAPTER 33. NO CHANGE IN USE, EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY.
There have been
0
scaffolds installed in the last 90 days within 3 blocks
Scaffold
Sidewalk Shed

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There have been
0
demolitions in the last year within 5 blocks
There have been
0
new buildings in the last year within 5 blocks

Life

Where you'll

Drink
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Shop
Perk
Sweat
Groom
Wag
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Groomit
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Crime

Crime Risks (This data represents crime risk for the ZIP code of the property.)

Risk of burglary
in this area is
22%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
27%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
78%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
3%
lower than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
17%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
5%
higher than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
41
Years Old
The most common education level in this area is
Bachelor's Degree
Households with children are
16%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
48%

Political

This Building is
100%
registered Democrat
The Area is
83%
registered Democrat

Weather & Natural Disasters