Murray Hill 685 First Avenue

Area (Sq Ft)

The space

  • Year Built: 2018
  • Neighborhood: Murray Hill


  • CentralAir Cooling Feature
  • Community Pool
  • Laundry


  • Laundry
  • Pets
  • Pool
  • Washer & dryer


Distinct NYC apartment rentals designed by Richard Meier and Partners.

We are offering private, on-site and virtual tours 7 days a week and open house tours by appointment only. To schedule your appointment, please contact the 685 First Avenue leasing team and learn more about our current showing protocol.

Residence 3H is a generously proportioned studio with western views. Ceilings close to nine feet with floor-to-ceiling windows and an open concept layout, allow for maximum openness and natural light.

Resident Features Include:
White oak floors
Multi-zoned heating and cooling system
Open concept kitchen with white Caesarstone quartz counters and custom Italian white lacquer cabinetry
Bosch appliances including a dishwasher and in-unit washer and dryer
Marble clad bathrooms with polished chrome Grohe fixtures and white lacquer vanities
Panoramic city skyline and East River views
Select residences offer private outdoor space

685 First Avenue is situated in a prominent Manhattan location on First Avenue between East 39th and East 40th Streets. Brought to you by the renowned 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 408 studio-to-three-bedroom rental residences on the 3rd through 27th floors, including a collection of oversized loft residences. Located just south of the United Nations Headquarters along the East River, residences feature breathtaking views of New York City and the riverfront. One of its most distinguishing features – a clear glass cut-out on the 28th and 29th floors – lights up at night and is visible from across the river. The western facade is defined by a glass screen that provides privacy for residence balconies while still allowing abundant natural light to fill the interior space.

Residents of 685 First Avenue enjoy the highest level of service from the moment they arrive.

Building Amenities Include:
70′ indoor lap pool
Steam Room and Sauna
Expansive fitness center with private training studio
Billiards and Games lounge
Catering kitchen Private Dining Screening room
Children’s Playroom
On-site Valet Parking Garage

685 First Avenue transforms the East River skyline and brings a new standard of luxury living to Midtown East. Located in the heart of Murray Hill. Tenants can enjoy being close to grocery stores: Gristedes (one block away), Trader Joes, Fairway, and D’Agostino. Fantastic restaurants include: El Parador Caf , The Capital Grille, Docks- Oyster Bar, Wagamama, and Paty’s Pizzeria. Or hit the nightlife at: La Biblioteca, The Cutting Room, Club Cache, Bo Peep, or AMC Kips Bay.

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