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Newsstand Application #1276148, N/W/C of 32nd Street and Fifth Avenue

WHEREAS, The applicant seeks a permit to install and operate a newsstand on 5th Avenue at the North West corner of 32nd Street; and

WHEREAS, Fifth Avenue is a world-renowned Avenue that offers a open view corridor; and

WHEREAS, There are no newsstands on Fifth Avenue between 25th Street and 81st Streets; and

WHEREAS, Adding a newsstand at the proposed site would set an unfortunate precedent and would produce more physical and visual clutter; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board 5 recommends denial of the application to install a newsstand on 5th Avenue at the North West Corner of 32nd Street.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 25 in favor; 10 opposed; 1 abstaining.

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