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BSA # 61-13 BZ, 1385 Broadway, Crunch LLC, application to legalize the operation of a physical cultural establishment.

At the regularly scheduled monthly meeting of Community Board Five on Thursday, March 14, 2013, the Board passed the following resolution by a vote of 34 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.

WHEREAS, The applicant, Crunch LLC., is located at 1385 Broadway between 37th and 38th streets and is applying for a BSA special permit to legalize a physical culture establishment located on the ground, Mezzanine , and 1st floors; and

WHEREAS, The location consists of approximately 20,000 square feet of usable public space and sees up to 800 patrons daily; and

WHEREAS, The location has been in existence for many years and was previously used as a physical culture establishment (Bally's New York Gym); and

WHEREAS, The gym will not offer massage or any other spa treatments but will serve exclusively as a physical fitness facility; and

WHEREAS, Crunch is a well-respected name in both the New York and physical fitness communities; therefore be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the BSA special permit for Crunch, LLC. to legalize the operation of a physical culture establishment at 1385 Broadway between 37th and 38th Streets.

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