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2016 4th Of July Fireworks

With the 4th of July holiday approaching please note the following rules for the use of the rooftop to view the fireworks celebration: • No Chairs or Blankets • No Pets • No Smoking • No Food or Drink • Due to the roofing surface and membrane no heels will be allowed; all shoes must be flats, sandals, sneakers, etc. • Guests must be accompanied by a resident/shareholder at all times. • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. • Access to the roof will be from 8:30 P.M. until the end of the show. • Fireworks begin at approx. 9:20 P.M. We thank you in advance for your cooperation and wish … More >

2015 Annual Shareholder Meeting

We want to advise all shareholders that the 2015 Annual Meeting for 200 East 16th Street Housing Corp. will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and take place on the second floor of the Seafarers International House, 123 East 15th Street, New York, NY 10003. A package including the official Notice of Meeting and Proxy and the 2014 Financial Statement will be sent out shortly. In the meantime, any shareholder interested in running for the seven-member Board of Directors is invited to submit a brief biography. In order to ensure that your name is placed on the ballot, please submit your biography (approximately 100 words) no later than the close of business … More >

New Resident Manager

Dear Fellow Shareholders & Residents: After a lengthy and diligent search it is with great pleasure that the Board of Directors announces the hiring of a new Resident Manager. Musa (Mike) Kortoci has accepted the position and will assume the role effective Monday, November 9, 2015.  An opportunity for you to meet and greet Mike will be scheduled as soon as possible. In addition to having a degree from the Academy of Art in Tirana, Albania, Mike comes to us with an impressive career in building operations and management; most recently at a condominium in Battery Park City. In addition to his technical expertise and skills Mike is adept in the management and training of building staff.  He is FEMA … More >

Progress Report

Dear Shareholders,   We are writing to update you on various building matters as we enter the heating season. Below, please find a few bullet points highlighting some of the key issues that the Board and Management are focusing on:

Building Contact Information Has Been Updated

Please note that our building contact information has been updated. T.J. Russo – Account Executive Elizabeth Castillo – Administrative Assistant Anita Sehwani – Closing/Transfer Agent Denisa Music – Alterations Coordinator Contact information can be found under Contact Us.

2015 4th of July Fireworks

Please be advised that the Board of Directors has elected to open the roof to residents for the July 4th fireworks. The roof will be open between the hours of 8:30 PM and 10 PM. Please be reminded that in the interest of safety, under no circumstances will smoking, food or drinks be permitted. On behalf of the entire Orsid Team, please accept our best wishes for a safe and happy Fourth of July.

Orsid Realty Corporation Is Our New Managing Agent

   April 20, 2015 Dear Shareholders,   After a lengthy review and discussion and extensive due diligence, The Board Of Directors has decided to replace The Lovett Corporation as our managing agent.We are pleased to advise you that effective May 1, 2015, we have retained the services of Orsid Realty Corp. as our new managing agent. Robert Mellman, Director of Facilities Administration will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the building and will take an active role in the transition.In addition to Rob, and his team, I am pleased to advise you that the President of Orsid, Neil Davidowitz, has committed to taking an active role in the management of the building. Orsid Reality Corp. has been authorized to … More >

Lobby Doors

To All Shareholders and Residents: Please be advised that the Board has elected to replace the entryway and vestibule doors which will be more durable than the existing ones. In the interim, we will have the existing wood doors repaired until the replacement doors can be designed and manufactured. We want to keep you informed and to thank you for your patience and cooperation regarding this project. Brian Rapaport Property Manager

Announcement of New Property Manager

Please be advised that Mr. Brian Rapaport has been assigned as the new Property Manager effective immediately. Brian has over 25 years’ experience in real estate property management as has a proven track record of success in all building-related matters. Below are the updated contact numbers for the Lovett management team.

NYC Has Changed the Policy For Disposal Of Electronic Equipment

Effective January 1, 2015, the New York City Department of Sanitation has declared it illegal to place discarded electronic items on the street for collection. In order to be in compliance with the new law, your building may elect to participate in the City’s “e-cycle” program to recycle certain electronic items that are banned from disposal and no longer in use. Until specific details are worked out and a determination is made whether there is space in your building for storing a large NYC-provided e recycle bin, we ask that you NOT discard any electronic items which include: TVs, monitors, computers, laptops, small servers, printers/scanners, tablets/e readers, mobile phones, MP3 players, VCRs/DVRs/DVD players, video game consoles, cable satellite box, fax … More >