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7 East 20th Street – Ladies’ Mile Historic District, application to replace windows

WHEREAS,  The building located at 7 East 20th Street (between Fifth Avenue and Broadway) in the Ladies' Mile Historic District is a neo-Renaissance-Modern French style store and loft building, designed by William C. Frohne, constructed in 1907; and

WHEREAS, The owner of the 12th floor condominium apartment in this building has applied to LPC to replace the 21-foot arched, five sectioned window on the front facade with split aluminum and wood frame windows resembling the existing wood frame windows, which will pivot in a similar fashion at either end; and

WHEREAS, CB 5 and LPC have previously taken the position that this type of window replacement on higher floors of historic buildings is acceptable; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application to replace the 12th floor arched window with split aluminum and wood windows at 7 East 20th Street.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 32 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.


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