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Newsstand Application # 1256609, S/W/C of West 53 Street & Seventh Avenue

WHEREAS, The applicant is proposing to install a newsstand on the South West Corner of West 53rd Street and Seventh Avenue; and

WHEREAS, The applicant lost his previous newsstand located at 96th Street and Broadway due to construction by the MTA; and

WHEREAS, The sidewalk at the site of the proposed newsstand is 37 feet wide at this location; and

WHEREAS, Although this area is heavily trafficked by pedestrians, the width of the sidewalk is such that Community Board Five thinks the proposed newsstand would not have a negative impact on pedestrian traffic; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the newsstand at the SWC of West 53rd Street and 7th Avenue.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 26 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.

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