205 West End a Cooperative residence since 1987

Built in 1961, 205 West End was part of a vast urban renewal program centered around the new Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The building sits at the northern edge of Lincoln Towers. While an independent Cooperative, 205 WEA residents retain access to and shared ownership of the beautiful gardens and playgrounds in the complex, the largest of which can be accessed directly from the building.

205 West End Owners Corporation, whose shares are 90% resident-owned, is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of seven shareholders and one sponsor representative.

Recent News

  • Building Operations VII Privacy and Visitor ScreeningAs we reported in Building Operations VII, we are required by the NYS DoH to gather and retain health screening information on all non-residents who enter the building.  This information is for use of contact tracers in the event that an outbreak is connected to our building.  We have been trying to get guidance from the DoH as to how long we must retain this information.In the absence of DoH guidance and in order to protect the personal privacy of visitors to the building, the Board has decided that the building will retain only the most recent four weeks of these data and will shred the rest.ElevatorsIn Building Operations VII we revised ...
    Posted Jun 29, 2020, 12:45 PM by Marc Donner
  • Building Operations VII Elevators - up to THREE peopleWe have received guidance from the NYC Department of Health that their social distancing guidelines specify either six foot separation or face masks.This leads to their guidance that we allow our elevators to be operated at partial capacity despite the inability to maintain six foot separation.The partial capacity for the 205 elevators is three (3) people.  We are eliminating the restriction that only family members ride together.  Masks remain mandatory.You may wonder, as we have, why CDC guidance requires wearing masks in public areas, if six feet of distance is enough.  We surmise that this is in case of inadvertent encounters that violate the six foot distance guidance.Visitor screeningThe NYS ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2020, 4:35 PM by Marc Donner
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