493 Columbus Ave

This Property At A Glance

In Upper West Side

493 Columbus Ave 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 103 street trees within a block of 493 Columbus Ave.

493 Columbus Ave is a 5-floor, 29-unit building in Manhattan's Upper West Side near West 84th Street and Columbus Avenue.

If you live at or are thinking of moving to 493 Columbus Ave, you'll want to carefully examine the 48 problems and violations we've detected in this property's records. In addition, residents filed 147 noise complaints, 7 filth complaints, and 19 street quality complaints.

Building records show 10 construction or renovation projects at 493 Columbus Ave 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 A, C, and B at Central Park West & 86th St, there are 0 Citi Bike stations nearby, and the typical wait time for a taxi at 493 Columbus Ave is 80 seconds.

As for the demographics around 493 Columbus Ave, 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 88% 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, School Of The Future 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

Unit Count
29
Floor Count
5

Elevators

Heading up during evening peak
Typical Lobby Wait Time
6
seconds
Travel Time From Lobby
16
seconds
Heading down during morning peak
Typical Floor Wait Time
6
seconds
Travel Time From Floor
16
seconds

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
11
Problems
Date Unit Space Problem Priority Status
December 07, 2018 BLDG BUILDING-WIDE ENTIREBUILDING: NO HEAT Emergency Resolved
July 11, 2017 2A BATHROOM SEWAGE: RAW SEWAGE ACUM Emergency Resolved
August 19, 2016 4E ENTIRE APT PESTS: BED BUGS Emergency Resolved
February 15, 2016 2E BUILDING-WIDE WATER-SUPPLY: NO WATER Immediate Emergency Resolved
February 15, 2016 2E BUILDING-WIDE ENTIREBUILDING: NO HEAT/HOT WTR Emergency Resolved
October 18, 2015 5A ENTIRE APT ENTIREBUILDING: NO HEAT/HOT WTR Emergency Resolved
February 16, 2015 2E BUILDING-WIDE ENTIREBUILDING: NO HEAT/HOT WTR Emergency Resolved
December 08, 2014 5A ENTIRE APT ENTIREBUILDING: NO HEAT/HOT WTR Emergency Resolved
November 15, 2014 5E BUILDING-WIDE ENTIREBUILDING: NO HEAT/HOT WTR Emergency Resolved
November 15, 2014 5E ENTIRE APT ENTIREBUILDING: NO HEAT Emergency Resolved
February 18, 2013 2E ENTIRE BUILDING HEAT: NO HOT WATER Emergency Resolved
The total number of historical violations for is
37
Violations
Date Observed Violation Priority Status
July 23, 2017 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 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 STORY
July 23, 2017 Other Non Hazardous Closed
§ 26-1103 ADMIN. CODE: POST AND MAINTAIN A PROPER NOTICE ON WALL OF THE ENTRANCE STORY IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH ON THE AVAILABILITY OF THE AGENCY’S HOUSING INFORMATION GUIDE. A SAMPLE NOTICE CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.NYC.GOV/HPD. AT PUBLIC HALL, 1st STORY
July 23, 2017 Other Non Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2005 HMC: POST, IN A FORM APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER, AND MAINTAIN A NOTICE IN A COMMON AREA OF THE BUILDING REGARDING THE PROCEDURES THAT SHOULD BE FOLLOWED WHEN A GAS LEAK IS SUSPECTED AT PUBLIC HALL, 1st STORY
July 23, 2017 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 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 STORY
July 23, 2017 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 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 STORY
July 23, 2017 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2045 ADM CODE POST A PROPER NOTICE OF SMOKE DETECTOR REQUIREMENTS, IN A FORM APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER, AT OR NEAR THE MAIL BOX MISSING AT PUBLIC HALL, 1st STORY
February 16, 2017 Signage Problems Immediately Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2033 ADM CODE POST NOTICE, IN FORM APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT, STATING THE NAME AND LOCATION OF THE PERSON DESIGNATED BY THE OWNER TO HAVE KEY TO BUILDINGS HEATING SYSTEM , AT PUBLIC HALL, 1st STORY
February 16, 2017 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 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 STORY
February 16, 2017 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 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 , AT PUBLIC HALL, 1st STORY
February 16, 2017 Other Non Hazardous Closed
§ 26-1103 ADMIN. CODE: POST AND MAINTAIN A PROPER NOTICE ON WALL OF THE ENTRANCE STORY IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH ON THE AVAILABILITY OF THE AGENCY’S HOUSING INFORMATION GUIDE. A SAMPLE NOTICE CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.NYC.GOV/HPD. AT PUBLIC HALL, 1st STORY
February 16, 2017 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2045 ADM CODE POST A PROPER NOTICE OF SMOKE DETECTOR REQUIREMENTS, IN A FORM APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER, AT OR NEAR THE MAIL BOX , AT PUBLIC HALL, 1st STORY
February 16, 2017 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 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 STORY
March 17, 2013 Smoke Detector Hazards Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2045 ADM CODE REPAIR OR REPLACE THE SMOKE DETECTOR MISSING IN THE ENTIRE APARTMENT LOCATED AT APT 3B, 3rd STORY, 1st APARTMENT FROM WEST AT NORTH
March 17, 2013 Unlawful Locks Immediately Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2005, 2007 ADM CODE REMOVE THE ILLEGAL FASTENING KEY OPERATED LOCK AT DOOR TO FIRE ESCAPE IN THE 1st ROOM FROM NORTH AT WEST LOCATED AT APT 3B, 3rd STORY, 1st APARTMENT FROM WEST AT NORTH
January 22, 2013 Signage Problems Immediately Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2033 ADM CODE POST NOTICE, IN FORM APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT, STATING THE NAME AND LOCATION OF THE PERSON DESIGNATED BY THE OWNER TO HAVE KEY TO BUILDINGS HEATING SYSTEM AT 1ST STY PUBLIC HALL
January 22, 2013 Heating Problems Immediately Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2029 ADM CODE PROVIDE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF HEAT FOR THE APARTMENT IN THE ENTIRE APARTMENT LOCATED AT APT 3B, 3rd STORY, 1st APARTMENT FROM WEST AT NORTH
January 22, 2013 Heating System Inaccessible Immediately Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2033 ADM CODE PROVIDE READY ACCESS TO BUILDINGS HEATING SYSTEM AT BOILER ROOM DOOR CELLAR
July 25, 2007 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 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 STORY
July 25, 2007 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2045 ADM CODE POST A PROPER NOTICE OF SMOKE DETECTOR REQUIREMENTS, IN A FORM APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER, AT OR NEAR THE MAIL BOX "MISSING" AT PUBLIC HALL, 1st STORY
July 25, 2007 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 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 STORY
July 25, 2007 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 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 STORY
August 03, 1999 Smoke Detector Hazards Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2045 ADM CODE REPAIR OR REPLACE THE SMOKE DETECTOR MISSING AT 4 STY CENTER NORTHWEST APT 4C MS. JONES. , SECTION " "
April 15, 1999 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 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.
April 15, 1999 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2045 ADM CODE POST A PROPER NOTICE OF SMOKE DETECTOR REQUIREMENTS, IN A FORM APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER, AT OR NEAR THE MAIL BOX MISSING.
January 18, 1999 Smoke Detector Hazards Hazardous Closed
§ 27-2045 ADM CODE REPAIR OR REPLACE THE SMOKE DETECTOR INOPERATIVE AT CENTER SECTION NORTHWEST APT 4C MS JONE. LOCATED AT APT 4C
January 18, 1999 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 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.
January 18, 1999 Signage Problems Non Hazardous Closed
§ 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 AT 1 STY PUBLIC HALL.
October 03, 1989 Health / Safety Hazards Hazardous Closed
D26-10.01 ADM CODE PROPERLY SECURE THE LOOSE GLASS OF LOWER EAST SASH 2ND STY NORTH SECTION WEST APT 2C KITCHEN WINDOW. LOCATED AT APT 2C
October 03, 1989 Repairs Needed Hazardous Closed
D26-10.01 ADM CODE PROPERLY REPAIR THE BROKEN OR DEFECTIVE ELECTRIC LIGHT CEILING FIXTURE 2ND STY NORTH SECTION WEST APT 2C OVER KITCHEN SINK. LOCATED AT APT 2C
October 03, 1989 Fire Exit Problems Hazardous Closed
D26-10.01, 10.05 ADM CODE FIRE EGRESS DEFECTIVE. REMOVE OBSTRUCTING BARS OR UNLAWFUL GATES FROM WINDOW TO FIRE ESCAPE OR PROVIDE APPROVED TYPE GATE 2ND STY NORTH SECTION WEST APT 2C. LOCATED AT APT 2C
October 03, 1989 Plaster / Paint Problems Hazardous Closed
D26-10.01 ADM CODE REPAIR THE BROKEN OR DEFECTIVE PLASTERED SURFACES AND PAINT IN A UNIFORM COLOR CEILING OVER KITCHEN SINK 1ST STY EAST APT 1A. LOCATED AT APT 1A
October 03, 1989 Vermin Infestations Hazardous Closed
D26-13.03 ADM CODE ABATE THE NUISANCE CONSISTING OF VERMIN ROACHES 1ST STY EAST APT 1A KITCHEN. LOCATED AT APT 1A
August 09, 1983 Cold Water Problems Hazardous Closed
D26-15.01 ADM CODE PROVIDE ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF COLD WATER FOR THE FIXTURES BATHTUB AND WASH BASIN BATHROOM 3 STY NORTH WING SOUTH EAST APT 3F. , SECTION " "
August 09, 1983 Health / Safety Hazards Hazardous Closed
D26-10.01 ADM CODE & 309 M/D LAW ABATE THE NUISANCE CONSISTING OF CONCEALED LEAK CEILING BATHROOM AND PRIVATE HALL OF BATHROOM 3 STY SOUTH NORTH WING EAST APT 3F. , SECTION " "
August 09, 1983 Faucet Problems Hazardous Closed
D26-16.01 ADM CODE REPAIR THE LEAKY AND/OR DEFECTIVE FAUCETS WASH BASIN OF BATHROOM 3 STY NORTH WING SOUTH EAST APT 3F. , SECTION " "
August 09, 1983 Paint Problems Non Hazardous Closed
D26-12.01 ADM CODE PAINT WITH LIGHT COLORED PAINT TO THE SATISFACTION OF THIS DEPARTMENT WALLS AND CEILINGS 3 STY NORTH WING SOUTH EAST APT 3F. , SECTION " "
August 09, 1983 Vermin Infestations Hazardous Closed
D26-13.03 ADM CODE ABATE THE NUISANCE CONSISTING OF VERMIN MICE AND ROACHES KITCHEN 3 STY SOUTH EAST APT 3F NORTH WING. , SECTION " "

Financial

Transportation

Subway Access

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

Taxi Stats

The typical wait time for a taxi is
80
seconds at West 84th Street and Columbus Avenue
In a typical hour
90
available taxis pass by West 84th Street and Columbus Avenue
In a typical hour
8
taxis pick up passengers at West 84th Street and Columbus Avenue
In a typical hour
8
taxis drop off passengers at West 84th Street and Columbus 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
PET SERVICES
SHOPPING
There are
10
NEW
EATING - DRINKING
ESTABLISHMENTs
There are
6
NEW
PERSONAL SERVICES
ESTABLISHMENTs
There is
1
NEW
PET SERVICES
ESTABLISHMENT
There are
14
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
147
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
7
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
19
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

7 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

103 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
4.6 mile away

Middle Schools Near

CENTRAL PARK EAST HIGH SCHOOL
1.4 mile away
PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING ARTS HIGH SCHOOL
1.8 mile away
THURGOOD MARSHALL ACADEMY FOR LEARNING AND SOCIAL
2.6 mile away
SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE HIGH SCHOOL
3.2 mile away

High Schools Near

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

Construction

There have been
10
construction projects in this building since 2003
Date Type
January 24, 2017 Minor Alteration
INSTALL NEW TELECOMMUNICATIONS CABINETS, RELATED DUNNAGE AND RELATED ANTENNAS ON ROOF IN CONFORMANCE WITH TPPN # 5/98. NO CHANGE IN USE, EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY.
June 07, 2016 Minor Alteration
ERECT NON-ILLUMINATED RETRACTABLE BUSINESS ACCESSORY AWNING ON EXTERIOR WALL. NO CHANGE IN EGRESS, USE AND OCCUPANCY.
June 02, 2016 Plumbing Work
INSTALL NEW NON-EMERGENCY GAS GENERATOR ON THE ROOF. RELATED PLUMBING IN CELLAR, OSP AND ROOF. NO CHANGE IN USE, EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY.
March 31, 2016 Mechanical/HVAC Work
PROPOSE TO REPLACE EXISTING STOREFRONT AND INSTALL NEW MINI SPLIT SYSTEM. NO CHANGE IN EGRESS, USE AND OCCUPANCY.
March 09, 2016 Plumbing Work
PROPOSING RENOVATION OF EATING AND DRINKING ESTABLISHMENT WITH INTERIOR PARTITION WORK, FINISH WORK, AND PLUMBING WORK AS PER PLAN. NO CHANGE IN USE, EGRESS, AND OCCUPANCY.
September 17, 2014 Fuel-Burner Work
REPLACE OIL BURNER WITH GAS/OIL BURNER ON EXISTING BOILER NO. MD58621-01. INSTALL NEW GAS SERVICE, METER AND PIPING.
July 11, 2014 Plumbing Work
INTERIOR RENOVATION TO INCLUDE DEMOLITION OF EXISTING AND CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARTITIONS AND FINISHES ALONG WITH PLUMBING WORK AS SHOWN ON PLANS FILED HEREWITH. NO CHANGE IN USE, EGRESS, AND OCCUPANCY UNDER THIS APPLICATION.
January 18, 2008 Sidewalk Shed Installation
Install sidewalk shed a total of 145 L.F. at 66 West 84 Street. Work shall comply with LL 33/91. No change in use, egress or occupancy.
June 02, 2006 Fuel-Storage Work
REPLACE BOILER AND OIL BURNER. (NYC BOILER NO. 58621-01 AND CHANGE GRADE OF OIL FROM #4 TO #2. NO CHANGE IN EGRESS, OCCUPANCY OR USE UNDER THIS APPLICATION.
February 19, 2004 Alteration
Propose to modify existing storefront. No change in use, egress, and 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

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
88%
registered Democrat
The Area is
84%
registered Democrat

Weather & Natural Disasters