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Buildings Declared 'Unsafe' or 'Restricted Use' by the DOB

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Before residents can return to the evacuated buildings of Zone A, the DOB must inspect each property to make sure it's safe for occupancy. While some buildings have gotten green stickers and have only some cleanup to do before people can move back in, others received "Unsafe" or "Restricted Use" placards, indicating a need for repairs and further inspection and delaying residents' returns. There's no official list of these buildings, so we've compiled a map with intel sourced from the Curbed tipline and Twitter. Do you know more about the status of a Zone A building? Please let us know?we'll be keeping the map updated.

· Curbed's Up-to-the-Second Guide to Zone A Building Rebirth [Curbed]
· Residents of FiDi's 'Uninhabitable' Two Gold Scramble for Stuff [Curbed]
· 88 Greenwich Declared 'Unsafe' and Completely Uninhabitable [Curbed]

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1. 2 Gold Street Apartments

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2 Gold St
New York, NY 10038
(212) 747-0797
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Following the posting of an unsafe placard on the door of this building, management has announced that residents can break their leases if they choose to relocate rather than waiting for the building to be ready for occupancy again. It will probably be at least two weeks before residents are allowed to return.

2. 100 Maiden Lane

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100 Maiden Ln
New York, NY 10038

This building was originally declared unsafe, but that rating was downgraded Friday afternoon to restricted use due to "major flooding."

3. Downtown Club Condominium

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20 West St
New York, NY 10006

Building management estimates (according to an e-mail sent to residents) that it will be "several weeks" before the building is habitable. Residents are allowed to pick up their belongings between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and should bring a working flashlight.

4. Greenwich Club Residences

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88 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10006

This 452-unit building was declared unsafe and uninhabitable, according to a building management memo. It could be "a few weeks to more than a month" before residents are allowed to return. During the storm, a fuel oil storage tank filled with salt water, and the mixture of oil and salt water wreaked havoc on the building's lower levels. UPDATE: A tipster tells us the building was downgraded to Restricted Use on Saturday.

5. 1 West Street

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1 West Street
New York, New York

1 West Street was initially given an "Unsafe" notice, which was changed to "Limited Use" as of 2:30 Friday afternoon. The DOB placard doesn't indicate specific restrictions to building access.

6. 3 Hanover Square

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3 Hanover Square
New York, New York 10004

The building received a "Restricted Use" yellow card from the DOB due to flooding in the basement and mechanical rooms, according to a tipster. Building management has "made sufficient improvement to warrant re-inspection," according to a Friday memo from management, and is awaiting another look from the DOB.

7. 21 West Street

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The rental building, which doesn't even have a basement, had 7,000 gallons of water pumped out and hopes to reopen by Wednesday. It passed it electric inspection and has one more inspection to go, according to the tipster.

8. 90 Washington Street

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90 Washington Street
New York City, NY 10006

Building management said Sunday that the water had been pumped out of the building but that equipment had not yet been assessed for damage. A tipster heard it could be 6 to 8 weeks before residents are allowed to return.

9. 217 Front Street

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217 Front St
New York, NY 10038

A tipster at 217 Front Street in the Fulton Seaport says that the entire first floor has been gutted and the building has a yellow "Restricted Entry" sign on the door. Residents can get in to get their stuff, but can't stay.

10. 116 John Street Apartments

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116 John Street
New York, NY 10038

Residents were evacuated on Friday night, and later received the following email: "Following an inspection at the building site yesterday, we were regrettably informed that our Life Safety Systems were damaged by flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy. While the building remains structurally sound, unfortunately, among the Systems affected is our Fire Safety System. Without such systems in place, we cannot operate or inhabit the building."

11. 95 Wall Luxury Apartments

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95 Wall St
New York, NY 10005

95 Wall has a yellow "restricted access" sign. A team of engineers is supposed to give building management a "full assessment" of the building systems Monday, which will allow management to give residents a timeline for returning home.

12. 103 Washington

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103 Washington St
New York, NY 10006

According to a tipster, the seven-unit building 103 Washington Street received an unsafe placard.

13. 10 Hanover Square Luxury Apartments

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10 Hanover Square
New York, NY 10005
(866) 560-1348
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"According to the Department of Buildings, 10 Hanover is not habitable at this time," said a Sunday e-mail from building management. ConEd hasn't given the building a timeline yet for the restoration of power, but once power is back, the building will need 24 to 48 hours to evaluate its systems.

14. 200 Water St.

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200 Water St.
New York, NY 10038
(212) 691-9800
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A tipster passed along a photo of this building's "Restricted Use" tag. Residents were told Sunday that it could be "at least two weeks, possibly much longer" before the building is habitable again.

15. Rivergate

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401 E 34th St, NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY 10016

The DOB has judged Rivergate not habitable, according to an e-mail from building management. "ConEdison has been on site since 9:00am Sunday morning draining their vaults beside the building and trying to restore power to the building," according to the same memo from management.

16. 111 John

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111 John St
New York, NY 10038

A tipster who works in 111 John Street tells us the building received a Restricted Use tag. The basement is flooded, according to the tipster, and it could be two weeks before people could return to their offices.

17. 184 Kent

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184 Kent Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

A tipster reports that the DOB has restricted access to 184 Kent after initially declaring it inhabitable. UPDATE: According to building management, the building suffered no structural damage in the storm. Management is working with an engineer to file the report the DOB requires before it can give the building a green sticker again.

18. River Lofts

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416 Washington St
New York, NY 10013

A tipster tells us that 416 Washington Street has been declared uninhabitable. Anyone seen an official memo from building management?

19. 160 Front Street

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160 Front St
New York, NY 10038

The building received a yellow placard due to flooded mechanicals. A crew is in the process of pumping the water out.

20. 79 Laight Street

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79 Laight St
New York, NY 10013

A commenter reports that 79 Laight Street has received a Restricted Use placard.

21. Truffles Tribeca

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34 Desbrosses St
New York, NY 10013

A commenter reports that Truffles Tribeca has also received a Restricted Use tag from the DOB.

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1. 2 Gold Street Apartments

2 Gold St, New York, NY 10038

Following the posting of an unsafe placard on the door of this building, management has announced that residents can break their leases if they choose to relocate rather than waiting for the building to be ready for occupancy again. It will probably be at least two weeks before residents are allowed to return.

2 Gold St
New York, NY 10038

2. 100 Maiden Lane

100 Maiden Ln, New York, NY 10038

This building was originally declared unsafe, but that rating was downgraded Friday afternoon to restricted use due to "major flooding."

100 Maiden Ln
New York, NY 10038

3. Downtown Club Condominium

20 West St, New York, NY 10006

Building management estimates (according to an e-mail sent to residents) that it will be "several weeks" before the building is habitable. Residents are allowed to pick up their belongings between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. and should bring a working flashlight.

20 West St
New York, NY 10006

4. Greenwich Club Residences

88 Greenwich St, New York, NY 10006

This 452-unit building was declared unsafe and uninhabitable, according to a building management memo. It could be "a few weeks to more than a month" before residents are allowed to return. During the storm, a fuel oil storage tank filled with salt water, and the mixture of oil and salt water wreaked havoc on the building's lower levels. UPDATE: A tipster tells us the building was downgraded to Restricted Use on Saturday.

88 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10006

5. 1 West Street

1 West Street, New York, New York

1 West Street was initially given an "Unsafe" notice, which was changed to "Limited Use" as of 2:30 Friday afternoon. The DOB placard doesn't indicate specific restrictions to building access.

1 West Street
New York, New York

6. 3 Hanover Square

3 Hanover Square, New York, New York 10004

The building received a "Restricted Use" yellow card from the DOB due to flooding in the basement and mechanical rooms, according to a tipster. Building management has "made sufficient improvement to warrant re-inspection," according to a Friday memo from management, and is awaiting another look from the DOB.

3 Hanover Square
New York, New York 10004

7. 21 West Street

New York, NY

The rental building, which doesn't even have a basement, had 7,000 gallons of water pumped out and hopes to reopen by Wednesday. It passed it electric inspection and has one more inspection to go, according to the tipster.

8. 90 Washington Street

90 Washington Street, New York City, NY 10006

Building management said Sunday that the water had been pumped out of the building but that equipment had not yet been assessed for damage. A tipster heard it could be 6 to 8 weeks before residents are allowed to return.

90 Washington Street
New York City, NY 10006

9. 217 Front Street

217 Front St, New York, NY 10038

A tipster at 217 Front Street in the Fulton Seaport says that the entire first floor has been gutted and the building has a yellow "Restricted Entry" sign on the door. Residents can get in to get their stuff, but can't stay.

217 Front St
New York, NY 10038

10. 116 John Street Apartments

116 John Street, New York, NY 10038

Residents were evacuated on Friday night, and later received the following email: "Following an inspection at the building site yesterday, we were regrettably informed that our Life Safety Systems were damaged by flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy. While the building remains structurally sound, unfortunately, among the Systems affected is our Fire Safety System. Without such systems in place, we cannot operate or inhabit the building."

116 John Street
New York, NY 10038

11. 95 Wall Luxury Apartments

95 Wall St, New York, NY 10005

95 Wall has a yellow "restricted access" sign. A team of engineers is supposed to give building management a "full assessment" of the building systems Monday, which will allow management to give residents a timeline for returning home.

95 Wall St
New York, NY 10005

12. 103 Washington

103 Washington St, New York, NY 10006

According to a tipster, the seven-unit building 103 Washington Street received an unsafe placard.

103 Washington St
New York, NY 10006

13. 10 Hanover Square Luxury Apartments

10 Hanover Square, New York, NY 10005

"According to the Department of Buildings, 10 Hanover is not habitable at this time," said a Sunday e-mail from building management. ConEd hasn't given the building a timeline yet for the restoration of power, but once power is back, the building will need 24 to 48 hours to evaluate its systems.

10 Hanover Square
New York, NY 10005

14. 200 Water St.

200 Water St., New York, NY 10038

A tipster passed along a photo of this building's "Restricted Use" tag. Residents were told Sunday that it could be "at least two weeks, possibly much longer" before the building is habitable again.

200 Water St.
New York, NY 10038

15. Rivergate

401 E 34th St, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016

The DOB has judged Rivergate not habitable, according to an e-mail from building management. "ConEdison has been on site since 9:00am Sunday morning draining their vaults beside the building and trying to restore power to the building," according to the same memo from management.

401 E 34th St, NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY 10016

16. 111 John

111 John St, New York, NY 10038

A tipster who works in 111 John Street tells us the building received a Restricted Use tag. The basement is flooded, according to the tipster, and it could be two weeks before people could return to their offices.

111 John St
New York, NY 10038

17. 184 Kent

184 Kent Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211

A tipster reports that the DOB has restricted access to 184 Kent after initially declaring it inhabitable. UPDATE: According to building management, the building suffered no structural damage in the storm. Management is working with an engineer to file the report the DOB requires before it can give the building a green sticker again.

184 Kent Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

18. River Lofts

416 Washington St, New York, NY 10013

A tipster tells us that 416 Washington Street has been declared uninhabitable. Anyone seen an official memo from building management?

416 Washington St
New York, NY 10013

19. 160 Front Street

160 Front St, New York, NY 10038

The building received a yellow placard due to flooded mechanicals. A crew is in the process of pumping the water out.

160 Front St
New York, NY 10038

20. 79 Laight Street

79 Laight St, New York, NY 10013

A commenter reports that 79 Laight Street has received a Restricted Use placard.

79 Laight St
New York, NY 10013

21. Truffles Tribeca

34 Desbrosses St, New York, NY 10013

A commenter reports that Truffles Tribeca has also received a Restricted Use tag from the DOB.

34 Desbrosses St
New York, NY 10013