Coliseum Park Apartments

Rules and Procedures

C 0 L I S E U M T E N A N T S C 0 R P.
8 West 38th Street, 7th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10018 
Telephone: 212-986-0001

The Board of Directors has compiled the following list of rules and procedures to aid you in moving into the building and familiarize you with our building policies.  Answers to many questions can also be found on the FAQs page.

Move in/Move out. All moving must be scheduled on Monday to Friday, from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Please contact the resident manager, in advance, to schedule your move. A fee of $150.00 must be paid.

Deliveries. Deliveries of construction supplies, appliances, wall-to-wall carpet or furniture must be scheduled during the regular moving hours listed above. There are expanded hours available for deliveries of individual items of furniture or area rugs, until 6:00 PM on weekdays and from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM on Saturday. All deliveries must be scheduled, in advance, with the resident manager.  There is a penalty of $250.00 for deliveries that do not conform to this schedule.

Alterations. All contractors that work in the building must supply the cooperative corporation with a certificate of insurance. Other rules may apply when kitchens or bathrooms are renovated or apartments are combined. Please contact AKAM Associates at 212/986-0001 for a complete set of information.  There is a penalty of $250.00 per incident for failing to follow the proper procedures and for performing work during hours or days when it is not permitted.

Closings.  All closings are held in the office of AKAM Associates for the cooperative corporation.  Please contact Shana Serrano at 212/986-0001 at extension 136 for scheduling.

Dogs. All dogs must enter and leave the building through the basement doors. No dogs are permitted in the lobby or the garden You may obtain a key for the basement doors from the resident manager.

Bicycles. A bicycle room is provided for your convenience. No bikes may be taken through the lobby or in the passenger elevators You may obtain a key from the resident manager.

Storage Lockers. Storage lockers may be rented for $40.00 per month.  Please contact AKAM Associates at 212/986-0001 for availability.  Building personnel will plrovide access to the storage room.  There is no other storage space available.

Sublet Policy. You are permitted to sublet your apartment for a maximum of two years with the prior written approval of the Board of Directors. Please contact AKAM Associates at 212/986-0001 to obtain a copy of the sublet rules and procedures.

Garden. The garden is for the use and enjoyment of all residents. Appropriate street attire must be worn at all times. There is no eating, drinking, pets, or picking of flowers or leaves permitted. No chairs, blankets, etc. are permitted on the grass area. There is no walking or playing on the grass, due to its fragility and the frequent application of chemicals. The sandbox and play area is for the use of residents only.

Fire Safety. Please familiarize yourself with the fire exits.

In the event of a fire in the building, you should remain in your apartment with the door closed until you receive further instructions. You should seal the door with a damp towel to prevent smoke from entering, turn off the air conditioner and open the windows a few inches unless flames or smoke are coming from below.

If the fire is in your apartment, get everyone out and close, but do not lock, the door. You should alert your neighbors and go down the nearest stairway. Do not use the elevator. Further information on fire safety is available in the Resident Manager's office.

Recycling. This building participates in the NYC Residential Recycling Program. Recycling containers are provided in the compactor room on each floor. For more information, visit the New York City Recycles site.

House Rules. A full copy may be found below, and at the end of your Proprietary Lease.

Important Telephone Numbers. 
AKAM Associates, Inc. (212) 986-0001
Resident Manager (212) 265-6967
Fire Department (212) 999-2222
Police Emergency 911
Police Precinct
Midtown North (W. 58th St.)
(212) 767-8300
(212) 767-8400
20th Precinct (W. 60th St.) (212) 580-6411

This list is by no means exhaustive and is subject to change from time to time. Please contact the Management Company should you have any questions.

(Revised 8.10.02)

House Rules
(1) The public halls and stairways of the Building shall not be obstructed or used for any purpose other than ingress to and egress from the apartments in the Building, and the fire towers shall not be obstructed in any way.

(2) No patient of any doctor who has offices in the Building shall be permitted to wait in the lobby.

(3) Children shall not play In the public hails, courts, stairways, fire towers or elevators and shall not be permitted on the roof unless accompanied by a responsible adult.

(4) No public hall above the ground floor of the Building shall be decorated or furnished by any Lessee in any manner without the prior consultation of all of the Lessees to whose apartments such hall serves as a means of ingress and egress; in the event of disagreement among such Lessees, the Board of Directors shall decide.

(5) No Lessee shall make or permit any disturbing noises in the Building or do or permit anything to be done therein which will interfere with the rights, comfort or convenience of other Lessees. No Lessee shall play upon or suffer to be played upon any musical instrument or permit to be operated a phonograph or a radio or television loud speaker in such Lessee's apartment between the hours of eleven o'clock p.m. and the following eight o'clock a.m. if the same shall disturb or annoy other occupants of the Building. No construction or repair work or other installation involving noise shall be conducted in any apartment except on weekdays (not including legal holidays) and only between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

(6) No article shall be placed in the halls or on the staircase landings or fire towers, nor shall anything be hung or shaken from the doors, windows, terraces or balconies or placed upon the window sills of the Building.

(7) No awnings, window air-conditioning units or ventilators shall be used in or about the Building except such as shall have been expressly approved by the Lessor or the managing agent, nor shall anything be projected out of any window of the Building without similar approval.

(8) No sign, notice, advertisement or illumination shall be inscribed or exposed on or at any window or other part of the Building, except such as shall have been approved in writing by the Lessor or the managing agent, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed with respect to Lessee's owning shares allocated to Non-Residential Apartments in the Building.

(9) No velocipes, bicycles, scooters or similar vehicles shall be allowed in a passenger elevator and baby carriages and the above-mentioned vehicles shall not be allowed to stand in the public halls, passageways, areas or courts of the Building.

(10) Messengers and tradespeople shall use such means of ingress and egress as shall be designated by the Lessor.

(11) Kitchen supplies, market goods and packages of every kind are to be delivered only at the entrance of the Building and delivered to the doorman.

(12) Trunks and heavy baggage shall be taken in or out of the Building through the service entrance.

(13) Garbage and refuse from the apartments shall be disposed of only at such times and in such manner as the superintendent or the managing agent of the Building may direct.

(14) Water closets and other water apparatus in the Building shall not be used for any purposes other than those for which they were constructed, nor shall any sweepings, rubbish, rags or any other article be thrown into the water closets. The cost of repairing any damage resulting from misuse of any water closets or other apparatus shall be paid for by the Lessee in whose apartment it shall have been caused.

(15) No Lessee shall send any employee of the Lessor out of the Building on any private business of a Lessee.

(16) No bird or animal shall be kept or harbored in the Building unless the same in each instance be expressly permitted in writing by the Lessor; such permission shall be revocable by the Lessor. In no event shall dogs be permitted on elevators or in any of the public portions of the Building unless carried or on leash. No pigeons or other birds or animals shall be fed from the window sills, terraces, balconies or in the yard, court spaces or other public portions of the Building, or on the sidewalk or street adjacent to the Building.

(17) No radio or television serial shall be attached to or hung from the exterior of the Building without the prior written approval of the Lessor or the managing agent.

(18) No vehicle belonging to a Lessee or to a member of the family or guest, sub-tenant or employee of a Lessee shall be parked in such manner as to impede or prevent ready access to any entrance of the Building by another vehicle.

(19) The Lessee shall use the available laundry facilities only upon such days and during such hours as may be designated by the Lessor or the managing agent.

(20) The Lessor shall have the right from time to time to curtail or relocate any space devoted to storage or laundry purposes.

(21) Unless expressly authorized by the Board of Directors in each case, the floors of each apartment must be covered with rugs or carpeting or equally effective noise-reducing material, to the extent of at least 80% of the floor area of each room excepting only kitchens, pantries, bathrooms, maid's rooms, closets, and foyer.

(22) No group tour or exhibition of any apartment or its contents shall be conducted, nor shall any auction sale be held in any apartment without the consent of the Lessor or its managing agent.

(23) The Lessee shall keep the windows of the apartment clean. In case of refusal or neglect of the Lessee during 10 days after notice in writing from the Lessor or the managing agent to clean the windows, such cleaning may be done by the Lessor, which shall have the right, by its officers or authorized agents, to enter the apartment for the purpose and to charge the cost of such cleaning to the Lessee.

(24) The passenger and service elevators, unless of automatic type and intended for operation by a passenger, shall be operated only by employees of the Lessor, and there shall be no interference whatever with the same by Lessees or members of their families or their guests, employees or subtenants.

(25) Complaints regarding the service of the Building shall be made in writing to AKAM Associates, Inc., 8 West 38th Street - 7th Floor, New York, NY 10018, managing agent of the Lessor.

(26) Any consent or approval given under these House Rules by the Lessor shall be revocable at any time.

(27) If there be a garage in the Building, the Lessee will abide by all arrangements made by the Lessor with the garage operator with regard to the garage and the driveways thereto.

(28) The following rules shall be observed with respect to compactor equipment:

(i) All wet debris is to be securely wrapped or bagged in small package size to fit easily Into the hopper panel.

(ii) Debris should be completely drip-free before it leaves the apartment and carried to the compactor chute in a careful manner and in a drip-proof container; then placed into the flue hopper so it will drop into the flue for disposal.

(iii) No bottles or cans shall be dropped down the chute before 10:00 a.m. or after 5:00 p.m., but shall be left in a neat manner in compactor chute area, if such items must be disposed of before 10:00 a.m. or after 5:00 p.m.

(iv) Cartons, boxes, crates, sticks of wood and other solid matter shall not be stuffed into hopper opening. Small items of this nature may be left in a neat manner on the compactor chute area floor. To dispose of bulky items, contact Resident Manager 212-265-6967. 

(v) Under no circumstances should carpet sweepings containing naphthalene, camphor balls or flakes, floor scrapings, plastic wrappings or covers, oil soaked rags, empty paint or aerosol cans or any other Inflammable, explosive, highly combustible substances or lighted cigarettes or cigar stubs be thrown into the compactor chute.

(vi) Vacuum cleaner bags must never be emptied into the chute, but should be wrapped In a securely tied bag or package and then be placed through hopper door panel into the chute.

(vii) The Resident Manager 212-265-6967 shall be notified of any drippings, or moist refuse, appearing on compactor chute floor and corridors.

(29) No Lessee shall Install any plantings on the terrace, balcony or roof without the prior written approval of the Lessor. Plantings shall be contained In boxes of wood lined with metal or other material Impervious to dampness and standing on supports at least two Inches from the terrace, balcony or roof surface, and if adjoining a wall, at least three Inches from such wall. Suitable weep holes shall be provided in the boxes to draw off water. In special locations, such as a corner abutting a parapet wall, plantings may be contained In masonry or hollow tile walls which shall be at least three inches from the parapet and flashing, with the floor of drainage tiles and suitable weep holes at the sides to draw off water. It shall be the responsibility of the Lessee to maintain the containers in good condition, and the drainage tiles and weep holes in operating condition.

(30) The agents of the Lessor, and any contractor or workman authorized by the Lessor, may enter any apartment at any reasonable hour of the day for the purpose of inspecting such apartment to ascertain whether measures are necessary or desirable to control or exterminate any vermin, insects or other pests and for the purpose of taking such measures as may be necessary to control or exterminate any such vermin, insects or other pests. If the Lessor takes measures to control or exterminate carpet beetles, the cost thereof shall be payable by the Lessee, as additional rent.

(31) These House Rules may be added to, amended or repealed at any time by resolution of the Board of Directors of the Lessor.

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