New images have been released for 20-story mixed-use tower Albion, construction of which recently started on a Gulch site located near Frugal MacDoogal.

Chicago-based Albion Residential paid $15.5 million for the 1.3-acre property, which has a 645 Division St. address and is notable for its elevation just east of Eighth Avenue. Jason Koehn, Albion president, previously told the Post the project is expected to carry a price tag of $140 million.

According to documents previously filed with Metro, Albion plans a building (pictured) that will rise 270 feet, making it one of the city's 40 tallest if standing today. It will offer 415 residential units, 364 parking spaces and a small retail space for a cafe.

Barge Cauthen & Associates is handling land-planning and engineering duties. Bethesda, Maryland-based Clark Construction will serve as general contractor. The architect is Chicago-based HPA (Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture).

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Permit issued to allow for construction of modernist office building in Hermitage

Construction is ready to start on a medical office building in Hermitage.

Being designed by Nashville-based Manuel Zeitlin Architects, the building will sit at 302 Old Lebanon Dirt Road. Dube Orthopedics and Physical Therapy will be the anchor tenant.

A permit, valued at about $3.43 million, has been issued for the work, with Drakes Creek Builders and Impulse Inc. to handle the job in a joint venture. The design of the four-story building takes some cues from the late modernist architect Eero Saarinen.

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