The Lucida, located at 151 East 85th Street, offers something truly unique from any other condominium on the Upper East Side. The first condominium in the neighborhood to receive LEED Certification, being green has not detracted from the luxury of the building; if anything, green living has enhanced this luxury condominium listing. The floor to ceiling windows bring in as much natural lighting as possible to reduce energy costs and give the building a stunning exterior and sublime interior views. The Lucida's lobby makes fantastic use of reusable materials such as bamboo and cork, a rarity in New York City.
Luxury and green living continues within the apartments themselves. Oak floors line every single condo in the building and with all of the natural light coming in, the condominium's 10' ceilings seem even higher. The large open floor plans at The Lucida also include state-of-the-art appliances in the kitchen as well as a large soaking tubs in the master bathrooms in addition to pristine bamboo cabinetry.
The rooftop decks at this East 85th Street condominium features plants irrigated with recycled rain water, and offer outstanding views of Manhattan's Upper East Side. Additonally, it is just blocks from Central Park and the subway. The Lucida also has one of the best fitness centers in Manhattan, run by New York's premier fitness professionals La Palestra, which explains why multiple professional athletes have chosen to live in this luxury condo listing. Standard at The Lucida are a 24 hour doorman and 24 hour concierge. The Lucinda also offers individual wine storage in the building's wine cellar. Opened in 2009, The Lucida has proven that luxury living and green living can go hand-in-hand on Manhattan's Upper East Side.