One of the largest residential projects in the city is being proposed for a block between Albany Street and Harrison Avenue in the South End.

By Tim Logan GLOBE STAFF NOVEMBER 5, 2015

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The South End is sprouting a skyline.

Leggat McCall Properties filed plans Thursday to build about 700 apartments on Albany Street, a project that would be the biggest in a wave of development transforming a neighborhood that serves as the southern approach to downtown.

In a letter of intent to the Boston Redevelopment Authority, the company sketched out its proposal for two buildings ranging up to 19 stories with street-level stores and a park between Harrison Avenue and Albany Street, blocks from Boston Medical Center.

If approved, it would be the latest project to spring up along Harrison, turning a low-slung industrial neighborhood into one of Boston’s hottest markets for high-end housing.

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