CD280 – 280 East 2nd Street

CD280 is a luxury apartment rental building located on 2nd Street in the East Village just above the Lower East Side. Located between Avenues C and D at Houston Street in the East Village,CD280 contains studio and one bedroom apartments which feature 9 foot ceilings, unobstructed views of the Manhattan skyline and open kitchens with birch wood shaker cabinets and built-in dining counters. Top floor residences have wood-burning fireplaces and skylights. CD280 was one of the first apartment buildings in Manhattan to offer high speed Internet access via coaxial cable modems, affording faster than T-1 access at a substantially lower cost.

Units and Pricing

There is currently just one apartment available at CD280, a three bedroom unit with 1,000 square feet listed for $4,500/month.

Features and Amenities

The building is rent stabilized and was built in 1998. There are eleven floors with 100 units total, and gas and heat is included in the monthly rent. Apartments feature air conditioning, double thermal pane windows, dishwashers, 9′ high ceilings, microwaves, granite kitchen countertops and more. Many units feature fireplaces and skylights.  CD280 offers a slew of amenities, including a complimentary fitness center, ground floor laundry, a running track, private garden, video security and an on-site resident manager.


CD280 is located in the lower East Village, just two blocks up from Houston Street, which separates the East Village from the Lower East Side. While the lower streets of the East Village are still a bit gritty, they’re no longer dangerous – which means that rents are still low but benefits are high. The neighborhood is full of young, artsy types without a hint of pretension, and you’ll find a bevy of cool restaurants and even cooler bars at your disposal, as well as a variety of non-chain coffee shops.

Why You Would Want to Live HereCD280 might look like a college dorm on the outside, but on the inside, the units are spacious and filled with light. This building is perfect for recent college graduates who want to live in the heart of the East Village and not spend a fortune. You’ll get a lot of bang for your buck in this East Village apartment.