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Dorian Chelsea Residences

Manhattan, NY

This stunning 221 West 17th Street is located in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, NY. Dorian Chelsea Residences is located on the southern end of Chelsea, and is in close proximity to the High Line, Chelsea Piers, and Chelsea Market. Designed by Rogers Partners, this building features over 4,000 square feet of Porcelanosa’s On Black porcelain panels in its ventilated façade design. The building has been in existence since 1912 and has been transformed from its old manufacturing facility to a luxurious residential building with 14 residences that span across 10 floors.

Architect

Rogers Partners

SF

4,465

Market Segment

Multifamily

Build Type

New Build & Re-Clad

Year

2019

221 West 17 Street Street facade with porcelain cladding and Metal window trim at porcelain facade

Street facade with porcelain cladding and Metal window trim at porcelain facade

221 West 17 Street Cantilevered masses with porcelain cladding

Cantilevered masses with porcelain cladding

The On Black porcelain were installed in a staggered pattern, with butt-jointed vertical seems that gives hierarchy to its horizontal lines. The window returns were resolved with a simple flat stock aluminum trims. Additionally, the rooftop cantilevered volumes and its rich, dark color, help the building stand out amongst the buildings that surround it.
Stone On Black

ON BLACK

221 West 17 Street Flat porcelain rainscreen facade

Flat porcelain rainscreen facade

221 West 17 Street Porcelain cladding building retrofit and Metal trim at porcelain cladding facade

Porcelain cladding building retrofit and Metal trim at porcelain cladding facade

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