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32 West 22nd Street, application to legalize bracket sign.

WHEREAS, 32 West 22nd Street in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District is a Beaux Arts/Early 20th Century commercial-style store and loft building (1904-05) designed by Schickel & Ditmars; and

WHEREAS, The applicant, Just Calm Down Spa, located in the ground-level storefront, proposes to legalize an illegal bracket sign; and

WHEREAS, The sign is an interior-lit box whose width is approximately 12 inches and seems, overall, larger than regulations permit; and

WHEREAS, The sign does not meet the Landmarks Preservation Commission standard for bracket signs for buildings in the Historic District; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Manhattan Community Board Five recommends denial of the legalization of the bracket sign for the Just Calm Down Spa at 32 West 22nd Street.

The above resolution passed with a vote of 27 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.

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