Avant Chelsea is a 40,000 square foot 12-story boutique condominium in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood that maximized allowable building size within the zoning code by an unconventional series of setbacks on the top four stories. The building is architecturally noted for its unique east-facing rain screen wall of cement panels of various shades of white and blue.
Location: 245 West 19th Street, New York, NY
No. and type of Units: 20 units – including 4 penthouses with setback roof terraces and a ground floor commercial space.
Architect: 1100 Architect
Completion Date: 2008
Unique Amenities: Only one or two units per floor, common area rear garden, gym, basement level individual storage lockers, 24-hour concierge service