685 First Avenue is situated in a prominent Manhattan location on First Avenue between East 39th and East 40th Streets. Designed by Richard Meier & Partners Architects and executed by Solow Building Company, this iconic 43-story tower is clad in black glass, a Solow trademark. The 43-story, 460-foot high residential tower is comprised of 148 one-to-four bedroom condominiums on the top 16 floors. Residences feature breathtaking views of New York City and the East River. Residents of 685 First Avenue will enjoy the highest level of service from the moment they arrive. Whether entering from First Avenue through the grand East Atrium adorned in travertine, or the discreet direct entry from the onsite parking garage, the building has been carefully designed for the ultimate convenience and luxury. The amenities suite has been designed with soaring ceiling heights and naturally lit spaces to promote residents’ health and wellness, including a 70’ indoor lap pool with steam and sauna and expansive fitness center with private training studio. Residents can also enjoy thoughtfully curated entertaining spaces featuring a billiards and games lounge, catering kitchen, private dining, screening room, playroom, and an exclusive club lounge for condominium residents.685 First Avenue transforms the East River skyline and brings a new standard of luxury living to Midtown East.