31 West 52nd Street is equipped with 17 elevators. There are 14 passenger elevators in two banks, 1 freight elevator, 1 retail service elevator and 1 elevator from the Ground Floor to the Garage.
The elevator equipment and computer-based dispatching controllers are being upgraded as part of the elevator modernization. The modernized passenger elevators have new cab walls of polar white laminated safety glass, satin finish bases, cladded ceilings with composite aluminum duraglass, painted white, and new destination dispatch indicators, as well as a Captivate electronic news screen.
Freight Elevator Service:
31 West 52nd Street has one freight elevator with direct access to the loading dock. The freight elevator opens onto freight elevator vestibule from 29th floor down to the lower level.
The daily hours of the building freight car are 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. for normal deliveries. A normal delivery is considered one trip in each elevator or two timely trips. All deliveries requiring two or more large trips will require the elevators to be reserved. All construction material must be delivered after or before normal business hours. Overtime hours are:
6:00 AM to 8:00 AM
5:00 PM to Completion
The availability of freight elevators will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Please enter a work request in Aware Manager for FREIGHT and if needed, call the Property Management Office in advance to ensure elevator availability for the required time at (212) 767-2666. A work request must be entered no less than 24 hours prior to use. There is an hourly charge for these services. Weekend reservations must also be made in advance. For weekend, holiday and non-contiguous weekday hour (e.g., 1:00 A.M. to 5:00 A.M.) reservations, the tenant will be billed a minimum of four hours. Also note that tenants will be billed for four hours for scheduled weekends and two hours for scheduled weekdays in the event of a cancellation without notice. If required, an elevator mechanic will be assigned to the move. The cost for the elevator mechanic will be billed in your monthly sundry invoice.
To ensure scheduled deliveries arrive promptly, please comply with the above regulations.
The Freight Area located on each floor of the building must not be used for storage for any office furniture and kept free of debris at all times.