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685 Fifth Avenue. Rendering via Marin Architects

685 Fifth Avenue’s Residential Addition Begins Ascent Over Midtown, Manhattan

Construction is progressing on 685 Fifth Avenue, a 100,000-square-foot office-to-condominium conversion in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Marin Architects and developed SHVO in partnership with BLG Holdings and Deutsche Financial, the project involves the addition of ten floors atop the existing existing 20-story structure, bringing it to a total height of 350 feet tall. The $135 million project will yield 69 condominium units designed by March & White and managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, as well as retail space with Fifth Avenue frontage marketed by Brookfield Properties. The property is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and East 53rd Street.

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301 East 165th Street in Concourse Village, The Bronx

Permits Filed for 301 East 165th Street in Concourse Village, The Bronx

Permits have been filed for a seven-story residential building at 301 East 165th Street in the Bronx’s Concourse Village. Located at the intersection of College Avenue and East 165th Street, the lot is closest to the Melrose MetroNorth train station, serviced by the Harlem line as well as the 161st Street-Yankee Stadium station, serviced by the B, D, and 4 trains. Stagg Group is listed as the owner behind the applications.

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