The Merton (Chinese: 泓都) is a high-rise development located in Kennedy Town, Hong Kong. The complex consists of three towers. The Merton 1 rises 59 floors and 197 metres (646 ft), and stands as the 60th-tallest building in city. The Merton 2 and The Merton 3 rise 51 floors and 180 metres (591 ft), and stand as the 100th-tallest buildings in the city; the two structures are tied in rank with the Sham Wan Towers and Liberté 5 and 6. The entire complex, composed almost entirely of residential units, was designed by architectural firm Ronald Lu & Partners and developed by New World Development. It began construction in 1998, and was completed in 2005. This is ranked as one of the best residential buildings in Hong Kong Island. The Kennedy Town MTR station is about 5 minutes' walk from the complex.