Residence 506 is a large, corner 1BR of generous proportions and impeccable finish choices. With full Southern exposure with soft natural light throughout the day, this corner apartment maximizes privacy, peace and quiet from facing the tree-lined 131st Street, and big-open sky views diagonally across the intersection.
Southern windows in the bedroom and long walls allow you sleep with your head facing east or west, and a double-width closet with built-in shelving permit neat storage of all your clothing. Two more big closets at the apartment entrance allow storage of all your shoes, coats, and off-season items.
The open kitchen features ceasarstone countertops, modern glass tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, microwave, and flush-mounted dishwasher below the counter. A breakfast counter is large enough to entertain daily, with handy electric plugs nearby to charge up.
Laundry is a breeze with in-unit full-size washer and a gas-fired, vented clothes dryer in its own closet placed perfectly between the bedroom and bath. The bathroom is full-sized with impeccably curated tile, vanity, bath fixtures, and polished stainless steel hardware.
The Aurum residences are designed for those who take great pride in their building and apartment. A 24-hour doormanm, building link system for packages, and living wall greet you on 131st Street, and bank of 2 new elevators speed you to your floor via climate-controlled hallways of tasteful decor. There is a sizeable room for recycling and a garbage chute on each floor. In addition, residents enjoy a 24-hour fitness center and resident lounge (with kitchen), and roofdeck with BBQ and city views on the PH level.
A LEED building takes special care to ensure cleaner indoor air quality, quieter and smoother operation of equipment, and responsible energy usage. The Aurum goes further with on-site combined heat & power (cogneration) that provides power to base systems even during outages, and efficiently provides heat to the building.
1 block from an Associated Supermarket, and a 3-minute walk to the 2/3 Express train, the building is under a 10 minute walk B/C Local trains and Whole Foods Market. Or a quick bike ride to the splendor of Central Park.
Rapidly accommodating new development while supporting a vast cultural heritage, the immediate area is very residential, quiet, and surrounded by churches and brownstones, tree-lined streets.
There is NO Board interview. There is a thorough application, and the following will be asked of all prospective tenants:
Financial Statement with backup documentation,
Bank Reference Letter,
Letter from the prospective renter(s) employer verifying annual salary, position held & length of employment. If self-employed please provide a letter from your accountant detailing the same. If bonuses are included as income, the employer must provide a 5 year history of bonuses awarded to the applicant,
Valid photo ID (driver’s license, passport or state ID card only)
Application Fee Disclosure:
$400.00 Processing Fee (non-refundable) payable to AKAM Associates, Inc.
$125.00 Credit Check Fee (non-refundable) per applicant and per adult occupant payable to AKAM Associates, Inc.
$500.00 Move-in fee, made payable to The Aurum Condominium.
$1,000.00 Move-in deposit, made payable to The Aurum Condominium.