535 Madison and 54th Street and Madison Avenue (Park Tower Group), request to install modular news rack
WHEREAS, Park Tower Group, the owner of 535 Madison Avenue, seeks to install a modular newsrack (“Newsrack”) as part of its streetscape improvement plan; and
WHERAS, The Newsrack is the same design as the existing Grand Central Partnership newsrack; and
WHEREAS, The Newsrack will be installed on the 54th Street sidewalk; and
WHEREAS, The Newsrack will be maintained by the Applicant; and
WHEREAS, although CB5 recognizes that the sidewalk usually registers heavy pedestrian traffic, the Newsrack would have a minimally adverse impact, therefore be it is
RESOLVED, that Community Board 5 recommends approval of the revocable consent for the installation of the Modular Newsrack on the 54th Street Side of the NEC of 54th Street and Madison Avenue.