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Newsstand Application #1277004, S/E/C of West 41st Street and 8th Avenue.

WHEREAS, The applicant seeks a permit to install and operate a newsstand on 8th Avenue at the South East corner on 41th Street, and

WHEREAS, The proposed location is across from Port Authority Bus Terminal, and

WHEREAS, The pedestrian traffic is very congested around the proposed location, and

WHEREAS, The newsstand would negatively impact on the pedestrian traffic creating physical clutter at an intersection already congested, thus creating an unsafe condition; therefore be it

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the application to install a newsstand on 8th Avenue at the South East Corner of 41th Street.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 31 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.

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