Mercedes House

550 W 54th St

This Property At A Glance

In Hell's Kitchen

555 W 53rd St is located in Hell's Kitchen, a neighborhood in Manhattan.

Tree-Lined Streets

There are 54 street trees within a block of 555 W 53rd St.

Mercedes House is a 31-floor, 480-unit building in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen near West 53rd Street and 10th Avenue.

If you live at or are thinking of moving to Mercedes House, you'll be happy to learn we haven't found any problems or violations reported in this property's records. In addition, residents filed 29 noise complaints, 12 filth complaints, and 11 street quality complaints.

Building records show 29 construction or renovation projects at Mercedes House since 2003. As for neighborhood change, records show 0 demolitions and 0 new building developments in the area within the past year.

There are 2 Citi Bike stations nearby and the typical wait time for a taxi at Mercedes House is 90 seconds.

As for the demographics around Mercedes House, the median age is 38, 27% of residents are married, and 14% of residents have at least one child. The median individual full-time income is about $64,810 and about 22% of adults here have a bachelor's degree or higher. Registered voters in this building are 82% 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, Jhs 167 Robert F Wagner, and Manhattan Bridges 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
480
Floor Count
31

Elevators

Heading up during evening peak
Typical Lobby Wait Time
2
seconds
Travel Time From Lobby
63
seconds
Heading down during morning peak
Typical Floor Wait Time
9
seconds
Travel Time From Floor
59
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
0
Problems
The total number of historical violations for is
0
Violations

Financial

Transportation

Subway Access

No subway entrances within 5 blocks

Taxi Stats

The typical wait time for a taxi is
90
seconds at West 53rd Street and 10th Avenue
In a typical hour
80
available taxis pass by West 53rd Street and 10th Avenue
In a typical hour
4
taxis pick up passengers at West 53rd Street and 10th Avenue
In a typical hour
5
taxis drop off passengers at West 53rd Street and 10th 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
2
Citi Bike Stations within 3 blocks of
The percent of households with at least one car in this area is
14%

Your Commute Times

New Businesses

EATING - DRINKING
SHOPPING
There are
3
NEW
EATING - DRINKING
ESTABLISHMENTs
There are
3
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
29
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
12
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
11
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

0 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

54 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 Schools Near

PS 111 ADOLPH S OCHS
0.1 mile away
NEW EXPLORATIONS INTO SCIENCE, TECH AND MATH HIGH SCHOOL
3.4 mile away

Middle Schools Near

PS 111 ADOLPH S OCHS
0.1 mile away
PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING ARTS HIGH SCHOOL
0.4 mile away
JHS 167 ROBERT F WAGNER
1.8 mile away
NYC LAB MS FOR COLLABORATIVE STUDIES
1.8 mile away

High Schools Near

INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL
0.1 mile away
HIGH SCHOOL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES
0.2 mile away
MANHATTAN BRIDGES HIGH SCHOOL
0.2 mile away
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION
0.2 mile away

Construction

There have been
29
construction projects in this building since 2003
Date Type
August 04, 2016 Fire Suppression Work
FILING FOR KITCHEN FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM FOR ELECTRIC COOKING EQUIPMENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH JOB#121768408, AS SHOWN ON PLAN. COOKING EXHAUST SYSTEM FILED UNDER JOB#121768408. NO CHANGE IN USE, OCCUPANCY, OR EGRESS.
March 16, 2016 Mechanical/HVAC Work
INTERIOR ALTERATION: INTERIOR PARTITIONS AND FINISHES, NEW FOOD DISPLAY EQUIPMENT. NEW GAS COOKING EQUIPMENT AND RELATED PIPING. MECHANICAL WORK: INSTALLATION OF TWO 12-TON A/C UNITS AND RELATED DUCTWORK. NEW RANGE HOODS EXHAUST AND MAKE-UP SYSTEM. THERE IS NO CHANGE IN USE, OCCUPANCY OR MEANS OF EGRESS UNDER THIS APPLICATION.
March 14, 2015 Mechanical/HVAC Work
MECHANICAL WORK AS SHOWN ON PLANS.
September 12, 2014 Sprinkler System Work
INSTALLATION OF NEW SPRINKLER HEADS ON 1ST FLOOR AS PER PLANS FILED HEREWITH . NO CHANGE IN USE , EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY UNDER THIS APPLICATION.
December 21, 2013 Sprinkler System Work
APPLICATION FILED FOR SPRINKLER WORK AT THE SUB CELLAR LEVEL AS SHOWN ON THE PLANS FILED HERE WITH.
December 06, 2013 Plumbing Work
PLUMBING WORK AS SHOWN ON PLANS FILED HEREWITH.
October 09, 2013 Fire Suppression Work
INSTALLATION OF FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEM. GAS VALVE FILED UNDER APPLICATION NO. 121768408. THERE IS NO CHANGE IN USE, OCCUPANCY OR MEANS OF EGRESS UNDER THIS APPLICATION.
August 31, 2013 Other Work
APPLICATION FILED TO DIVIDE CONDO LOT 1007 INTO 2 NEW CONDO LOTS 1007 & 1012. AND CONDO LOT 1011 BEING SUBDIVIDED INTO 1011 AND 1013.
August 24, 2013 Fire Alarm Work
SMOKE/ HEAT DETECTION FOR PRE ACTION SYSTEM
August 08, 2013 Fuel-Storage Work
APPLICATION FILED FOR THE INSTALLATION OF VOLUNTARY FUEL OIL EMERGENCY GENERATOR FOR NYPD RIDING STABLES AS SHOWN PLANS FILED HEREWITH. APPLICATION FILED IN CONJUNCTION WITH NB# 104586942
June 25, 2013 Sidewalk Shed Installation
PROPOSED INSTALLATION OF HEAVY DUTY SIDEWALK SHED AS PER PLANS. NO CHANGE IN USE, EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY.
April 23, 2013 Stand-Pipe Work
SPRINKLER & STANDPIPE FILED IN CONJUNCTION WITH NYPD RIDING STABLES AND ASSOCIATED FACILITIES. APPLICATION FILED IN CONJUNCTION WITH NB# 104586942
April 04, 2013 Fire Alarm Work
MANUAL/AUTOMATIC SMOKE/HEAT DETECTION SPRINKLER ALARM SYSTEM
January 17, 2013 Sprinkler System Work
INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS IN THE SUBCELLAR.
November 16, 2012 Sprinkler System Work
MODIFICATION OF SPRINKLER HEADS AS SHOWN ON PLANS FILED HEREWITH.
July 14, 2012 Mechanical/HVAC Work
APPLICATION FILED FOR THE MODIFICATION OF THE EXISTING MECHANICAL SYSTEMS AS SHOWN ON THE PLANS FILED HEREWITH
June 13, 2012 Fire Alarm Work
ADDITIONS/MODIFICATIONS TO EXISTING FIRE ALARM SYSTEM.
April 25, 2012 Alteration
INSTALL NEW (2)MECHANICAL VEHICLE LIFTS AT AUTOMOBILE SHOW ROOM AT 1ST FLOOR, AS PER PLAN. NO CHANGE IN OCCUPANCY, USE OR EGRESS
April 05, 2012 Boiler Work
APPLICATION FILED FOR THE INSTALLATION OF BOILERS AS SHOWN ON PLANS FILED HEREWITH. WORK IS IN CONJUNCTION WITH NB# 104856942. ENERGY CODE COMPLIANCE FILED UNDER NB APPLICATION #104856942
April 05, 2012 Alteration
THIS APPLICATION IS FILED FOR A TEMPORARY USE PERMIT FOR A SALES OFFICE INCLUDING MODEL APARTMENTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 28-111 AND BUILDING BULLETIN 2010-12. FILED IN CONJUNCTION WITH NB 104856942.
March 22, 2012 Scaffold Installation
INSTALLATION OF A TEMPORARY SCAFFOLD APPROXIMATELY 30'HIGH ON 31ST FLOOR ROOF AS PER PLANS DURING NB CONSTRUCTION.NO CHANGE IN USE,EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY.SCAFFOLD SHALL COMPLY WITH 2008 NEW YORK CITY BUILDING CODE, CHAPTER 33.
February 18, 2012 Alteration
APPLICATION FILED FOR MINOR APARTMENT MODIFICATIONS ON FLOORS 3-14 AS SHOWN ON THE ATTACHED PLANS. WORK FILED IN CONJUNCTION WITH NB 104856942. NO CHANGE IN USE EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY
February 01, 2012 Other Work
APPLICATION FILED TO DIVIDE CONDO LOT 1009 INTO 162 NEW CONDO LOTS. THE NEW LOTS ARE 1011-1172
January 24, 2012 Fire Alarm Work
APPLICATION FILED FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A MANUAL/AUTOMATIC SMOKE DETECTION SPRINKLER ALARM SYSTEM IN CONJUNCTION WITH NB# 104856942.
December 31, 2011 Scaffold Installation
INSTALLATION OF A TEMPORARY SCAFFOLD AS PER PLANS DURING NB CONSTRUCTION.NO CHANGE IN USE,EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY.SCAFFOLD SHALL COMPLY WITH 2008 NEW YORK CITY BUILDING CODE, CHAPTER 33.
September 14, 2011 Other Work
APPLICATION FILED TO DIVIDE CONDO LOTS 1003 & 1008 INTO 4 NEW CONDO LOTS. THE NEW LOTS ARE 1003, 1008, 1009 & 1010.
September 17, 2010 Alteration
PROPOSED: CURTAIN WALL INSTALLATION SYSTEM - "CRAB" DOLLY TO INSTALL CURTAIN WALL PANELS. NO CHANGE IN USE,EGRESS OR OCCUPANCY
August 12, 2010 Mechanical/HVAC Work
MECHANICAL & PLUMBING WORK AS SHOWN ON PLANS FILED HEREWITH.
May 19, 2009 Fence Work
MECHANICAL AND PLUMBING WORK WITH ASSOCIATED PIPING AS SHOWN ON PLANS.
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
40%
lower than the national average
Risk of assault
in this area is
24%
higher than the national average
Risk of robbery
in this area is
50%
higher than the national average
Risk of rape
in this area is
1%
higher than the national average
Risk of murder
in this area is
14%
higher than the national average
Risk of car theft
in this area is
6%
higher than the national average

Demographics

Census at a Glance

The median age is
38
Years Old
The most common education level in this area is
Bachelor's Degree
Households with children are
14%
of all households in this area
The percent of people in this area who are married is
27%

Political

This Building is
81%
registered Democrat
The Area is
79%
registered Democrat

Weather & Natural Disasters