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Co-Op City

2049 Bartow Avenue, Bronx, NY 10475
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40%
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26%
City Average
12/12/13
Resident

I moved into building 4A in June 1969 and moved out in Oct.1980 after 11 years. At first everything was spanking new! The schools, the stores and everything. The Co-op greenway fair was so much fun! I made so many friends… Full Review ▶

10/25/13
Resident

Never lived here but the bus i always took to Summer camp in the 80's had a few pickups in the complex. AT the time it was predominantly white but I can only imagine the zoo that it has become. Its… Full Review ▶

10/09/13
Prospective Resident

are you really that shallow, did you really think that everyone on section 8 is bad. You are what makes society bad, your ignorance and your shallowness is disgusting. Its people like you that make this world a bad place and… Full Review ▶

09/08/12
Resident

Ive been living in coop city since 2009, I will first began with the disadvantages for myself. I honestly do not feel safe living here. My car is usually parked in the garage, and entering and exiting the garage early in… Full Review ▶

01/13/12
Prospective Resident

Just read the reviews of co-op city. Was thinking of mass marketing my adventure tour business there for people who have never experienced the outdoors as I have. Not talking about climbing mount Rushmore but along the lines of easy camping… Full Review ▶

07/27/11
Resident

My time in Co-op was 1994-2010.I left not due to maintenance problems, construction noise, confused geese or management "issues". I left because of weather! Now the vast majority of residents or as many affectionately say "co-operators" are first time home owners.… Full Review ▶

06/08/11
Resident

I moved to Co-op City with my parents in 1970, original co-operators. Although Co-op City was still in the process of adding sidewalks, stores, etc., it was a beautiful place to live! I never felt afraid, the maintainance fee was quite… Full Review ▶

01/27/11
Resident

A complex that was built over 30 years ago, with major renovations having been made and continue to be made, for a reasonable price to buy your share in the corporation. Having been a resident for more that 12 years, I… Full Review ▶

06/18/10
Prospective Resident

Too much noise recently , construction / drilling all day , noisy nocturnal birds all thru the night ... having difficulty sleeping Full Review ▶

03/11/10
Resident

YESTERDAY MARCH 10 YOUR OFFICE ISSUED A FLYER ABOUT GARBAGE DISPOSAL. ON WED WHILE THE LOBBY ATTENDANT WAS ON DUTY, A NEW COOPERATOR CAME DOWN TO ASK WHAT TO DO WITH GARBAGE. THE LOBBY ATTENDANT EXPLAINED TO HER THAT THEIR IS… Full Review ▶

12/10/09
Resident

I totally agree with the above review on Coop City Section 5..... having also lived in Section 5 a few years ago, I would not recommend it to anyone. Full Review ▶

07/16/09
Resident

I probably live in the worst building of CC in Section 5. CCPD are useless. I called them so many times and made official complaints regarding my drug dealing neighbors, who party outside of my apartment door, up to ten different… Full Review ▶

07/16/09
Resident

I moved here 2 years ago and can't wait to move the hell out. True the apartments are big and nice and cheap, but the trade off is NOT worth it. The majority of people who live here are anti- ANYTHING… Full Review ▶

07/08/09
Resident

I loved it here when I first moved in. Since Marion Scott took over this place sucks. The Board of Directors don't do anything but argue among themselves and nothing gets resolved. The tenants do not hold the Board members accountable… Full Review ▶

02/17/09
Resident

Hope you are never late with your rent or the management will have your car towed. No one will ever visit you if you live here, there's no parking. Some of the neighbors are least to be desired. My neighbors use… Full Review ▶

04/06/08
Resident

Co-op City in the Bronx, New York is a great place to reside. Everything is here, from shopping malls to movie theaters to major restaurant chains and lovely co-ops/apartments. Also I-95 runs nearby taking you into and out of Manhattan, New… Full Review ▶

03/04/08
Resident

Co-op is a great place to live contrary to popular belief. I lived in Co-op for over 17 years I am now 25 (Yes!! its my co-op) I don't understand when residents say it was better back in the days... ???… Full Review ▶

10/22/07
Resident

To me it is the very nice place to live i come from brooklyn were i was paying $1150 for a cramp 2 bedroom attic apartment in a very bad neighbor hood.. gun shots almost every night. sense ive been in… Full Review ▶

08/12/07
Resident

I am a 26 year-old grad student and have lived here for a little over 2 years with my roommate. Simply put-We both HATE it here. At first I was really happy to live here. The apartment I live in (A… Full Review ▶

05/22/07
Resident

I lived in Co-op City since 1972 and moved in the year 2000. I went to P.S. 153 and I.S. 180 when I was younger. They were very good schools back in my day. I see alot of people are trying… Full Review ▶

04/11/07
Resident

During My time at co-op(since 5th grade) i've seen many things similar to that in eastchester projects. There are kids hanging out in front of buildings smoking weed and there is garbage all over. The younger kids are getting into gangbanging.… Full Review ▶

03/05/07
Resident

Hello,
I Lived in Co-op City for 7 years of my life.I went to Truman High School.Co-op City Is not the place it once was even years ago It was not the way it is now and People, that lived there… Full Review ▶

01/13/07
Resident

need more parking for the people who live in
co.op city.the professionalism. of the staff
and the maintenance staff need more knowledge
in how to be helpful and careing
for the community they work for. Full Review ▶

07/08/06
Resident

Co-op city may not be the best of a place to live, but there are quite a no of good things about here. The apartments are cheaper and more spacious compared with NY city standards. Much more cheaper, you can save… Full Review ▶

05/28/06
Resident

I need help because i went to co-op city open house this month and i like the place, also i saw a guy and i ask him about the neighborhood" he told is good". i was ready to send my application,… Full Review ▶

05/19/06
Resident

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05/09/06
Resident

CO-OP: def. - Criminals Operating On Promises
The problem with CO-OP city is too many people in a confined space. Children with nothing to do and no where to do it. Packs of roving male teenagers hanging out everywhere. No parking for… Full Review ▶

04/20/06
Resident

I have lived in Co-op city since 1998. Although it was much different than the apartment on east 86th street in Manhattan. The apartment space is more than enough for my family. I noticed however that the buildings that are connected… Full Review ▶

01/13/06
Resident

I have lived in Co-op City for over 9 years. I also had many friends whom I visited in the area when I was young. It was really bad in the late 80's to the mid 90's however, things seem to… Full Review ▶

08/29/05
Resident

I have lived in Co-op City for 4 years and I moved to this place becasue it was cheap to buy and live a a good place. Once I moved here, it has been HELL, people hangout in front of the… Full Review ▶

06/04/05
Resident

this place hold lions and bears. Have ever saw skunks in the night. We have them here in co-op city the beautifull place to live. We have all animals name we have it. our garge is the best. you can never… Full Review ▶

04/04/05
Resident

I have lived in Co-op City for 34 years and I remember a place that was clean, quite, green grass, friendly neighbors, respectful children and tenants that were consider "hard working class". Now Co-op is nothing but section 8 ghetto environment.… Full Review ▶

07/10/04
Resident

I've lived here for too long. Honestly, many years ago this was a doable place to live; the rent is affordable and who could complain about free central AC. However, ever since Riverbay Management wanted to opt out of the Mitchell-Lama… Full Review ▶

06/19/04
Resident

You know what, I wanted to give Co-Op a chance. I really did.

But sorry, after getting my car side swiped twice, and the window busted and radio stolen and over $1000 of parking tickets: F*CK Co-Op.

This is… Full Review ▶

06/14/04
Resident

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03/28/04
Resident

Riverbay Corp makes great politicians.
All talk no action. Co-op still sinking.
Apts should be re-fitted as prison cells to
ease overburdened penal system.
Co-op great place to buy & sell drugs.
Many current residents "grow their own".
Sex rampant on… Full Review ▶

11/07/03
Resident

I have lived in Co-op City since 1987. During this time, I have seen the place go from very good, to pretty bad now. There was a time when we would have our hallways and doors to our apartments painted at… Full Review ▶

11/01/03
Resident

I´m from an upper middle class area of upstate NY, and was originally scarred out of my boots at the prospect of Co-op City, as were my family and friends. I´ve found it to be safe, clean, and conveniently located with… Full Review ▶

09/10/03
Resident

I moved into bldg 10 in co-op city with my parents in 1970 and lived there through 1988. I left in 1988 but continued to visit until 1999 when my mother died there. So I definetly think I have a good… Full Review ▶

09/03/03
Resident

Like many of the writers I have lived in Co-op City since 1978. Yes things has changed, and changed drastically. I don´t know if we can honesty blame it totally on Marion Scott, because years before Scott came in Co-op City… Full Review ▶

08/30/03
Resident

Avoid it like the plague Full Review ▶

08/28/03
Resident

This place is an absolute dump. Okay, okay...the apartments are big, the building are nice (structurewise) but this place is an absolute DUMP. My mother still ives there - I often question why she is still there. yes, the rent as… Full Review ▶

07/12/03
Resident

My grandmother has an apartment on the Hutch that she´s been living in for three years and I tell you, it is luxury at it´s best. She said the maintanece is on point as well as the everything else. The metrocard… Full Review ▶

07/05/03
Resident

I have lived in Co-op City for the past nine years. Prior to that I worked in Educational Park for five years. During that time I too have witness some changes in Co-op City. When I first moved here they would… Full Review ▶

12/09/02
Resident

Been here almost my whole life... All neighborhoods change in NYC, except the wealthy ones. Well, this is middle class...maybe some subletters(illegal), but overall, we are hard working, concerned for our neighbors, type of community. Of course not everyone is friendly,… Full Review ▶

10/31/02
Resident

I have lived in Co-op City my whole life. I just recently bought an apartment for myself. I must say that my new building is quite different than my parents?. It is quieter and the grounds are a bit prettier. I… Full Review ▶

10/31/02
Resident

I have lived here for 33 years and if I had to describe this place as it is now it would be "Projects". There has been an incredible influx of Riff Raff, section 8 garbage and just uninterested people living here.… Full Review ▶

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