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20 West 22nd Street (Ladies’ Mile Historic District). Application for a Certificate of Appropriateness to alter the entrance and install a canopy

WHEREAS, The polished black granite entrance at 20 West 22nd Street, a neo Renaissance building in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District, was installed in the 1950’s, replacing the original entrance; and

WHEREAS, The applicant seeks to remove one stone at the top of the entrance on which a three dimensional metal building number is attached and replace it with a glass pane into which the numeral twenty will be etched; and 

WHEREAS, The applicant also seeks to install over the entryway, a black anodized aluminum canopy, 10 ft above the sidewalk, 4 feet deep and 10 inches thick, which will include a single recessed down light, and will match the materials in the doorway; therefore be it

RESOLVED that Community Board Five recommends approval of the application to alter the entrance and construct a canopy at 20 West 22nd Street.  

The above resolution passed with a vote of 26 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.    

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