11-13 West 18th Street (Ladies’ Mile Historic District), application to legalize the installation of windows without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.
WHEREAS, The applicant has applied to the Landmarks Preservation Commission to legalize the installation of windows at 11-13 West 18th Street without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits in response to a Warning Letter; and
WHEREAS, Community Board Five takes its role in the review of applications for Landmarks Preservation Commission permits seriously and requests an opportunity to review the application before a permit is granted; and
WHEREAS, The applicant was invited, yet failed to attend Community Board Five’s Landmarks Committee meeting on November 4, 2008 to present the proposal for review; and
WHEREAS, Any questions that the Committee might have regarding the application could not be addressed; and
WHEREAS, Community Board Five has had a general policy of not approving illegal changes to landmarked buildings in Historic Districts; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends denial of the application to legalize the installation of windows at 11-13 West 18th Street.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 27 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstaining.