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The towers are covered with more than 2,100 tons of copper The towers are covered with more than 2,100 tons of copper
The American Copper Buildings at 626 First Avenue along the East River are catching everyone’s attention thanks to their sumptuous copper cladding and the 300-foot high, amenity-filled sky-bridge connecting its two towers. The rental development, designed by SHoP Architects, reach 41 and 48 stories once open will hold a total of 761 apartment units. New renderings of its lavish, condo-level interiors were released earlier this week and show rich earth-toned materials applied throughout.
The project is being developed by JDS Development who have said the new towers “will bring energy and inspiration for future innovative growth in its neighborhood.” The residences will feature 10-foot- high ceilings, custom-designed oak floors, statuary marble counters in the kitchens, and black pearl stone floors in the master baths. A luxurious amenity package includes a porte cochere, “curated marketplace”, resident lounge, fitness center, a 75-foot lap pool, , rooftop deck and infinity pool.
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Construction is wrapping up and is slated for an early 2017 completion; leasing on the apartments is set to begin this fall.and 20% of the units will be leased through an affordable housing lottery. Prices will range from $833/month studios to $1,247/month three-bedrooms. The lottery will be open from Monday, August 15, 2016 until October 14, 2016. Half of the 160 units will be reserved for current Community Board 6 residents. More information on qualifying household earnings and how to apply can be found here. For those interested in the market-rate apartments, stay tuned at CityRealty.
Fitness Center
Rooftop terrace
Lap pool
Hot tub, sauna and spa area
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The Copper Leasing

The Copper Leasing
The Copper
626 First Avenue
New York, NY 10011
(646) 934-XXXX

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