Earlier this year, YIMBY posted drawings and floorplans that offered an idea of what 514 West 24th Street will look like. The site will soon give rise to a 10-story condominium building designed by Roman & Williams, and we can now reveal the first rendering of the project, dubbed The Fitzroy, which also now has its teaser website.
JDS and Largo Investments are developing, and this block of 24th Street is quickly becoming the most exclusive in all of West Chelsea, with both 508 and 560 West 24th Street opening over the past year. Permits for The Fitzroy went up last September, and IBI Group-Gruzen Samton is the architect of record.
514 West 24th Street departs significantly from the aesthetic of its new neighbors (although they are also very attractive), and instead draws from well before World War II, in typical Roman & Williams fashion. YIMBY interviewed the firm’s partners Stephen Alesch and Robin Standefer at the end of 2013, when Alesch described the firm’s inspiration as follows:
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