10 West 28th Street, application to replace the existing two story non-historic storefront and to install new storefront infill and signage.
At the scheduled monthly meeting of Community Board Five on Thursday, July 11, 2013, the Board passed the following resolution by a vote of 38 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining:
WHEREAS, 10 West 28th Street, is a five story converted 1856 row house in the Madison Square North Historic District that has been substantially modified architecturally over the years when the District became transformed for commercial tenancies; and
WHEREAS, The applicant proposes to remove the non-historic façade and infill and replace them with a tasteful wood and metal façade that is more harmonious with the District; and
WHEREAS, The applicant proposes to add 9" metal pin signage across the façade and install hidden, compliant, LED up-lights above the entrance; and
WHEREAS, The owner intends to use this neglected building for lower floor restaurant and upper floor residential occupancy, connecting the ground floor to the Nomad Hotel which it also owns; and
WHEREAS, The materials, design and proposed installation are deemed more appropriate than the existing condition; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application to replace the existing two story non-historic storefront and to install new storefront infill and signage 10 West 28th Street (bet. 5th Avenue and Broadway).