Madison Tower Apartments

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Madison Tower Apartments

60 Presidential Plaza, Syracuse, NY 13202
(17 Reviews)
$1,146 - $2,027/mo

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anonymous

Resident 2019 - 2020

9/14/2020

Excellent management that always kept common areas clean, even before covid-19, always kept up with pest-control as I never once saw even the smallest bug, and was very easy to communicate with whenever I needed anything. Also the apartments are affordable and conveniently located right in downtown Syracuse, close to Upstate Medical and Syracuse University, so its great for students. Overall I highly recommend.

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    anonymous

    Resident 2016 - 2019

    4/10/2019

    Madison Tower is a terrible place to live. There are non-stop problems that maintenance does not rectify. Anyone who can make a real decision regarding any actual problem is not on site. The buildings associated with Madison Tower are old and are not kept up-to-date. Consistently, management is faced with problems of which they are aware but choose to ignore. If these apartments were inexpensive, this would possibly be more understandable. Instead, these are expensive. There are now options for apartments walking distance from the hospital that are not Madison Tower/townhouses. There is absolutely no reason to continue living at such a terrible apartment building with atrocious management and improper handling of any situation that arises.

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      anonymous

      Resident 2018 - 2019

      4/2/2019

      NO HOT WATER FOR 1 MONTH AND COUNTING. DO NOT RENT HERE. Management is not compensating cost and is no longer providing options to shower in vacant apartments. No notifications or emails or anything to let us know they are still trying to fix it or not. They had signs out but have removed all of them. It looks like they have just let us live here with no hot water indefinitely. They removed the signs ironically right before the big wave of apartment viewings started for the next school year. Trying to hide their problems. Do not rent here.

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        anonymous

        Resident 2015 - 2019

        3/31/2019

        The maintenance is really very poor here. The entire apartment complex has hot water issues (with no access to hot water) for more than a week. It was temporarily fixed for a few days but the issue persists even now. The management and maintenance seem to be very irresponsible in their responses to residents. They claim lack of hot water in these cold winter months non-essential and seem to neglect it. I would not recommend anyone to stay here.

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          anonymous

          Resident 2016 - 2019

          3/22/2019

          The building went 5 days without hot water before they even bothered to call anybody in to try to fix it. Today is the 5th day, it's a Friday afternoon, and still no hot water. We're being told to expect hot water sometime next week at the earliest. They claim to have keys to a vacant unit with hot water for the entire building to share, which by itself is disgusting to begin with, but I still haven't even seen a security guard at the security desk to sign out a key from in the past 2 days, so I'm still showering at the gym each night. How can you run an apartment complex with no hot water for over a week and still feel it's somehow appropriate to charge full rent for the month while advertising yourselves as a competent, safe, and comfortable place to live?

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            anonymous

            Resident 2013 - 2015

            2/3/2015

            I disagree with most of these reviews. Are these apartments meant for a family or single mother? Absolutely not! But are they good for a student or young professional? Yes! I've lived here in the townhouses for 2 years and have absolutely no complaints. The townhouse is incredibly spacious for the cost and includes utilities! Who can say that nowadays? I've never had any problems with maintenance. I've made a dew calls for a leaky sink or broken knob and maintenance comes over immediately. I am talking within minutes they are over and fix the problem. The office staff is also always helpful and kind. The apartment itself is only minutes walk from the hospital - perfect for students and anyone who works nearby. With the terrible parking options, a 5 minute walk is time and cost efficient. More than that, as a student, I have no complaints about noise or safety. It's always quiet to study and I've never felt unsafe with the full time security staff patrolling regularly. However I can't speak for the apartment building itself whine many of these reviews are geared toward. All in all, if you're… See More>
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              Mooneth

              Resident 2011 - 2014

              12/1/2014

              Started out a great deal! But lost hope over the years. The old management had a sale rep with Time Warner who would come out and install/service our setup, so our bill was about 25% cheaper than others who went though TWC themselves. Now they don't have that so everything is standard price and expensive. The property managers don't seem to care very much about the people, and don't seem 100% attentive to things, which IS NOT good when you're paying $1200 in rent a month. For example, they tried to charge us an extra $10 on rent because it was typed into their system wrong. Most apartments need major renovations, especially in the kitchen. Plus, raising rents 3-4% every year is getting insane. Pros are generally quiet, a covered garage, and nice and competent security guards and maintenance staff.

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                Kay-Kae

                prospectiveVisited 2014

                6/24/2014

                I contacted the management of Madison Towers with the intention of signing a lease with the company. My mail was replied by ---------- the Assistant Manager who told me to send 2 separate money orders to her. One money order was to pay an application fee whilst the second was a security deposit for the apartment. I sent the cheques via Fedex and specifically requested they be signed for upon delivery. I tracked the parcel today on Fedex's site and it stated it had been received and signed by ----------. When I contacted ---------- to find out the status of my application, she claimed she was not with my cheques; she had no idea of their whereabout. I contacted my bank to place a hold on the cheques but I was told I had to wait 91 days before filing a hold request. This is obviously fraudulent because I was made to use a means of payment where my immediate response to their fraudulent activity will be limited. And I want to share my story so noone falls victim of this scam they are operating

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                  marcie1310

                  Resident 2014

                  2/3/2014

                  Cannot wait to move. So expensive for cheap fixtures. You cannot even touch the walls without forming a mark because the paint is so cheap. Rent is so expensive because 60% of the building is paid for by the government and have to check in at the psychiatric center across the street. Which, would be ok, if these people did not randomly show up places, stare at you in the elevator, stop you and tell you their life story,try to hug you and are overall creepy and rude. If you step outside your apartment, you can guarantee one of them will be waiting. Parking is $65 a month for two cars and half the time the gated system does not work so anyone can come in. Can also never get a covered parking spot. Disgusting garbage on outside of building and in ramp. Even inside is usually littered. "Security" is not security. They are nice old men who will not be able to do a darn thing if something happens. Waste of money. Picked it because of last minute school arrangements. Not worth the proximity to the schools. Was told 90% of building is students... lies. Mostly very weird and… See More>
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                    anonymous

                    Resident 2006 - 2013

                    11/27/2013

                    Noisy. Old building. Security response to drunken tenants causing raucous ineffective . Maintenance response ok but building is cheap and circa 1970. Parking can be hard to find even though paying for permit. "Gated parking" gives easy access to leaches

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                      anonymous

                      Resident 2005 - 2010

                      5/2/2010

                      Excellent office staff. Outstanding maintenance staff.

                      We moved into Madison towers exactly 5 years ago at a time when we did not have much in the way of a choice because we did not have a car at that time. Proximity to the workplace was the primary determinant in our selection. Five years later I can tell you that if I could rerun our decision at that time, we would still make the same choice. Office staff are excellent. Maintenance staff are meticulous, extremely courteous, and thorough professionals. We liked our apartment. Obviously the noise emanating from the I-81 was a nuisance, after a while it just stops bothering you unless you are actually looking to be bothered. You do not hear any of your neighbors, the nearby highway does make it a little noisy. I have never had any problems with the staff. In fact, they have been more than just helpful on several occasions. If you lodge a complaint, your problem will be fixed expeditiously. We moved out recently because of personal reasons, but I would recommend this apartment to anybody looking to live close to and work in the Upstate University hospital, or Syracuse University, or any place in Syracuse for that matter. … See More>
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                        rentingstudent

                        Resident 2005 - 2006

                        7/8/2006

                        Horrible.

                        Initially the apartment seemed okay because it was spacious and close to school. I live on a higher floor so I don't get bothered by highway noise. <br>However, there are many things to gripe about. The building is very old, and the hallways are dark and decrepit, even though they just replaced the carpets. The major problem is the elevator situation. There are only 2 elevators for all residents, and they constantly break down. For over a week, one elevator has been out of service while the other one can only take 3 people at a time because more than that will cause it to stall. This is a constant nightmare for older/disabled people, those moving, and anybody who lives on higher floors (floors 10-14). Right now we've been using the emergency exit stairs, and it has not been easy climbing up more than 10 floors just to get home.<br>The fixtures aren't great. The lights blink out fairly quickly, and the wall sockets fall off. The carpets were washed but weren't replaced when we moved in. The walls are also pretty thin and you can easily hear people in other rooms. <br>You can tell that they didn't spend a lot… See More>
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                          sayture

                          Resident 2001 - 2003

                          7/6/2006

                          don't ever live here, especially you are a student

                          It's just along highway 81 , the noise is horrible. Some student live there as it not too far from university hill. But the noise can make this student hard to study at all. I'm one of SU student. <br><br> And the management is bad and even wrong at billing, and rude to students too.<br><br>My car got break in as south side tower is really bad neighborhood, Some young kid walk in to parking lot and break into cars. It happen many times. <br>

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                            anonymous

                            Resident 2000 - 2004

                            7/12/2004

                            perfect for students

                            This apartment building is certainly not the most ideal, but if you are in the area to go to the medical school or work at the hospital it's a perfect, convenient location. You can walk to the hospital in minutes, which is a huge help in the middle of rough winters when you don't want to think about driving. The area isn't great and I wouldn't wander around at night on my own, but I found the apartment building safe. Across the street is also Jefferson Towers, which is a little more pricey but definitely more aesthetically pleasing. Overall, if you are going to be studying/working at the hospital or SUNY for a few years it's a perfect location and you'll be surrounded by other students and residents at Madison Towers and Jefferson Towers.

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                              anonymous

                              Resident 2001 - 2004

                              5/24/2004

                              go for the townhouses

                              Again, as other people said, very close to SUNY Hospital, can be up on the floors in 5 mins or less of walking, even in the middle of the winter. One bedrooms are indeed small. The two bedroom are a lot more spacious, and if you go for a high floor on the west side its neither too noisy nor too poluted. Best deal are the townhouses though (and because of graound level, no problems with the water pressure). They allow pets (30 bucks a month extra). All appliances progressively being changed with brand new ones (they started summer 2003). Main bad thing: state control of the rent (only building running under the program in metropolitan Syr; have to give them copies of your tax returns once a year). So if you are a fellow and earn extra from moonlighting, you are going to pay and extra 100-300 bucks a month on rent!!!

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                                anonymous

                                Resident 1999 - 2000

                                10/12/2003

                                The place is O.K. but after I moved out, it took almost 8 months and exactly five separate visit to the offic before I got my deposit back. Each time I when to the office to find out what the problem was, they had some type of excuse.

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                                  anonymous

                                  Resident 2000 - 2002

                                  11/21/2002

                                  Convenient location, but has problems.

                                  Madison Towers is a 5-10 minute walk from the hospitals and downtown, making the location its prime feature. It´s great for students who need a room and don´t have a car. Unfortunately, the one-bedroom apartments are small, the windows are always dirty, and since the hot water is very hot and the cold water has little pressure, showers aren´t much fun. Rent has gone up twice in the two years I´ve lived there. Adequate first apartment when moving to Syracuse from far away.

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                                    Madison Tower Apartments is an apartment in Syracuse in zip code 13202. This community has a 1 - 2 Beds, 1 - 1.5 Baths, and is for rent for $2,027. Nearby cities include Mattydale, Baldwinsville, Jamesville, East Syracuse, and North Syracuse.

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