|685 First Ave. looking east down 40th Street.|
A sliver of Tudor City (far left) in this rendering.
- 42 stories, 556-unit rental/condo mix. 460 feet high. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier. Western facade includes 69 balconies with killer Midtown views.
- Curtain wall made of black glass that's opaque from the outside looking in, and transparent from the inside looking out (during the daytime).
- Meier describes the overall aesthetic as "minimalistic expression." He's also designing the all-white apartment interiors.
- Projected opening, 2019.