Chelsea condo The Fitzroy tops out, 1 Seaport progresses in the Financial District, and more

JDS Development Group’s latest Chelsea condo project, The Fitzroy, has topped out, marking a milestone for the exciting art district development. The residential real estate developer tapped Roman and Williams to design the luxury building, which rises to 10 stories and features just 14 residences. Starting at $5.2 million, the homes at The Fitzroy offer oversized windows, high ceilings, oak doors, and oak floors in a classic chevron pattern. The art deco-inspired building, which will be covered in a striking green terra-cotta façade with custom copper-clad windows, will also provide comprehensive amenities, including a landscaped rooftop, a fully equipped fitness center by La Palestra, and bicycle storage.

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Steinway Hall’s restored facade is revealed as supertall construction progresses

As progress on 111 West 57th Street continues apace, major construction milestones are being revealed at last. The JDS Development project, designed by SHoP Architects, combines the conservation of Steinway Hall, the landmarked 1925 structure, with the addition of an ultraslim, ultratall luxury residential tower that will top out at 1,421 feet and be clad in bronze and ceramic panels. Steinway Hall’s newly restored limestone exterior is the latest sign that the meticulous restoration of this historic landmark is nearing completion. JDS’s Instagram feed has revealed extraordinary bird’s-eye views of scaffolding being removed to unveil the ornate facade and the shimmering copper roof. Ultimately, the historic Steinway Hall structure will become a grand point of entry for the new residents of 111 West 57th Street.

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JDS’s Park Slope Condo, Baltic, Offers a Peek Inside its First Completed Apartment

JDS Development Group has revealed the first finished residence at its luxury Park Slope condo Baltic, which sits at the corner of Baltic Street and Fourth Avenue. The two-bedroom, two-bath apartment has 10-foot-high ceilings, polished nickel hardware, and custom oak floors. The kitchens at Baltic are by the British company Brookmans, part of the Smallbone of Devizes family,​ which is a first for a project in the United States. The 11-story building houses 44 residences, ranging from 1 to 3 bedrooms.

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Kips Bay’s American Copper Buildings officially hit the rental market from $3,200/month

About one month after a soft launch, the first residents of the Kips Bay luxury apartments at the American Copper Buildings are moving in, and the development has officially begun leasing. Built by JDS Development and designed by SHoP Architects, the buildings’ 761 apartments span the two connected towers, which rise to 41 and 48 stories. The available apartments range from studios to two bedrooms, with three-bedroom residences yet to come online. Each is finished with oak flooring and marble countertops, Bosch and Miele appliances, and antique brass details in the bathrooms. The impressive suite of amenities includes the three-story skybridge that links the two towers and houses the 75-foot indoor lap pool, hot tub, and lounge. The Copper Tone fitness center by La Palestra is also situated on the skybridge, where it offers its own climbing wall, marble hammam, plunge pool, and yoga studio.

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New NYC Apartments Hitting the Market: Spring 2017

The American Copper Buildings are among the latest New York City developments slated to hit the market this spring. In fact, some of their luxury rentals already became available in February. Designed by SHoP Architects and built by JDS Development, the curved copper towers are situated on the East River waterfront. Just behind their unique copper-clad exteriors, there are several standout features, including an innovative skybridge that houses a 75-foot lap pool and hammam, a bar and lounge, and a kids’ playroom.

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American Copper Buildings unveil a handful of rentals priced from $2,975

The first homes for rent at JDS Development Group’s American Copper Buildings have hit the market. After playing the project’s launch date close to the vest, the residential real estate developer quietly released just a small number of residences — two studios, two one-bedrooms, and one two-bedroom — on StreetEasy last week. Fortunately for those unable to snag one of these initial offerings, the two towers are home to an additional 756 rentals, with a full launch anticipated later in the spring. The complex also features a three-story skybridge that connects the buildings and offers amenities like a 75-foot lap pool, fitness center, children’s playroom, lounge, bar, spa, and hammam.

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Inside the American Copper Buildings, NYC’s ‘new skyline icon’

Less than two years after construction began on the American Copper Buildings in Kips Bay, JDS Development Group and SHoP Architects offered a first glimpse of the luxury apartments for rent inside these “bendy” copper-clad towers. The residences’ sleek interiors are outfitted with oak floors, marble counters, Miele appliances, and elegant modern baths, and are suffused with natural light from the floor-to-ceiling windows. The buildings provide the services of a concierge, valet, and doorman on the ground floor, as well as other show-stopping amenities like the spa, fitness center, juice bar, playroom, hammam, and 75-foot lap pool housed inside the multilevel glass skybridge connecting the towers.

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50 starchitect-led projects that will transform NYC’s skyline

For NYC real estate developers, the first step in building a great project is finding the right creative minds to design it. JDS Development Group has a long history of working with renowned architects and designers to craft some of the finest residential buildings in the world, and at Fitzroy, the latest Chelsea condos from JDS Development, designers Roman & Williams have brought Old Hollywood glamour into the 21st Century. The interior design duo have helped craft an Art Deco masterpiece on 24th street. Behind the copper and terra cotta façade, each residence has glamorous, vintage-style touches alongside modern luxuries to create a truly extraordinary living experience.

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SHoP reveals new views inside its ultra-luxe American Copper Buildings

JDS Development Group and SHoP Architects have joined forces to create the American Copper Buildings. Offering 761 Kips Bay luxury residences, the unique structure consists of two towers connected by an aerial walkway known as the Skybridge. Other compelling features include a porte cochère, private park, and 75-foot lap pool. Newly revealed interiors feature custom hardwood floors, oversized windows, and marble-accented kitchens with Miele appliances in each residence.

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JDS Opens the Quirky Sales Office For its First Brooklyn Condo

JDS Development Group is continuing its tradition of innovation by transforming its newest sales office into an art gallery. They have commissioned artist Anna Karlin to craft a series of pieces for the sales office for Baltic, the firm’s upcoming 11-story Park Slope condo development. The sculptures, which are made from the same materials as the building and correspond to different parts of it, are designed to capture the essence of elements ranging from various rooms to the façade itself. Baltic has recently topped out its construction. ​

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