September 25, 2009
The Lucida, New York
MARKS USA Custom Lockset Division welcomes The Lucida to the growing list of residential buildings where their Grade 1 Mortise Locksets are currently in use. Our Custom Lockset Division manufactures mortise, cylindrical and tubular locks in a large variety of designs and functions. We also offer custom trim with engraving and conventional and high-security keying for residential and industrial systems.
The Lucida brings a new expression of innovation and tradition within the true comforts of home to the Upper East Side. Graced by a dramatic glass curtain wall designed by renowned architects Cook + Fox, the buildingâ™s 110 luxuriously spacious two- to five-bedroom residences feature richly-styled interiors by S. Russell Groves. As the Upper East Sideâ™s first LEED-certified green building, residents can enjoy a healthier, balanced lifestyle with exclusive amenities and services.
What is LEED? Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a nationally accepted organization for design, operation and construction of high performance green buildings. This ensures the buildings are environmentally compatible, provide a healthy work environment and are profitable.
MARKS USA Custom Lockset Division locksets are manufactured from metals using mixes of virgin and 10% recycled metals (post consumer) to reduce environmental impacts from extracting and processing virgin materials.
Marks USA was founded in 1977 by George Marks to manufacture mortise locks and meet the needs of the security hardware market. Since then, the product line has been expanded dramatically. Products include architectural grade, BHMA & UL code compliant life safety, mortise, cylindrical and tubular locksets, electronic âfree standingâ access control, biometric fingerprint locksets,
ornamental iron locksets, deadbolts, locks for woven wire and patented HI-SECURITYâ¢ Cylinders.