Distinctive Luxury Rentals
Designed by Richard Meier & Partners


685 First Avenue brings an elevated collection of luxury rentals to Midtown East–featuring the unparalleled Solow Building Company services.



685 First Avenue
New York, 10016




Condos near UN Headquarters  

Services &

The building’s personalized services and carefully conceived amenities are designed to fulfill residents’ every need.



  • An indoor 70’ lap pool with steam room and sauna
  • A state of the art fitness center featuring Technogym equipment and yoga studio
  • A triple-height lobby opens out onto first avenue
  • The residents lounge with private spaces for entertaining, billiards and game tables
  • A gracious children’s playroom with built-in storage and entertainment spaces
  • On-site parking garage with discreet direct-entry



  • Residences range from studios, to loft-style studios, to 1,2,3 bedrooms.
  • Bright, open layouts with floor-to-ceiling windows offer expansive views of the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building to the West, with expansive river views to the East. Select residences feature private outdoor terraces.
  • The striking black glass exterior is contrasted by a serene white interior palette. Kitchens feature Bosch appliance package and white quartz countertops.






Studio-to-three-bedroom rental residences, including a collection of oversized loft studio residences and East River Views


  • White oak flooring and custom roller shades in every residence
  • Bathrooms feature white Cararra marble and polished chrome Grohe fixtures
  • White Caesarstone countertops and white lacquer cabinets surround a fully integrated Bosch appliance package in the kitchens











685 First Avenue
New York, 10016

Conveniently located in Midtown East, residents have access to the East River Esplanade, water taxis, heliport, Grand Central Station, and bustle of Midtown Manhattan. To the north lie the scenic gardens and historic brownstones of Tudor City and the renowned United Nations complex.