52 West 22nd Street, application for a penthouse addition
WHEREAS, 52 West 22nd Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues) is a four-story townhouse built in 1851 and located within the Ladies Mile Historic District; and
WHEREAS, The building is 23 feet wide, faced in painted brownstone, with many original details; and
WHEREAS, A fifth and sixth floor, comprising a duplex apartment, was constructed in 2007; and
WHEREAS, The two additional floors are not visible from the street from any direction; and
WHEREAS, The application calls for adding a 167 square foot addition to the roof apartment to provide additional living space; and
WHEREAS, The proposed addition will also not be visible from the street from any direction; and
WHEREAS, The materials being used for this unit will match the existing materials in the apartment constructed in 2007; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board 5 recommends approval of the application for a penthouse addition at 52 West 22nd Street.
The resolution passed by a vote of 28 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.