Built in 1904 by Colonel John Jacob Astor IV, 697 5th Avenue is considered a Parisian-style architectural gem located in the heart of midtown Manhattan’s Plaza District. Currently home to world-renowned luxury retailers, Bottega Veneta, Pucci and De Beers the property offers its tenants an elite and prestigious location in the most vibrant city in the world. Their tenancy stretches across the 105 feet of breathtaking street frontage along 5th Avenue and the ~25,000 SF of enchanting retail space located within the building. In addition to housing these premier retailers the property is also occupied by the St. Regis Hotel which presents all those who visit an unprecedented excellence in standards of hospitality and elegance. Throughout its history the Beaux Arts classic landmark has invariably attracted the most glamorous, creative and intriguing personalities, and with its outstanding location at the corner of 5th Avenue and 55th Street it promises to continue to do so well into the future.