79 Fifth Avenue, application to replace the façade to match adjacent façade.
WHEREAS, 75 Fifth Avenue (between 16th and 17th Streets), located in the Ladies Mile Historic District, is a Beaux-Arts loft building dating from around 1906; and
WHEREAS, A new commercial tenant proposed to replace a historically inappropriate storefront entry way with a design previously approved by the LPC and implemented on the adjacent (Citibank) entry; and
WHEREAS, LPC has already approved the design and the applicant retroactively presented to CB5 at the request of the "Drive to Protect the Ladies' Mile Historic District"; and
WHEREAS, The applicant reduced the size of the non-illuminated blade sign in response to LPC comments; therefore be it
RESOLVED, that Community Board Five recommends approval of this application for a new storefront entry way at 79 Fifth Avenue, with the understanding that the applicant will seek necessary community reviews in the future.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 31 in favor; 0 opposed; 0 abstention.