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100 Fifth Avenue -application for two illuminated exterior signage

WHEREAS, 100 Fifth Avenue (NW corner of 15th Street) is a 16 story, Beaux-Arts building located in the Ladies Mile Historic District; and

WHEREAS, The new tenant, Eddie Bauer, a national clothing store chain, seeks to replace the existing two signs: one on the transom above the entry doors on 5th Avenue which will consist of a dark grey aluminum panel with a stencil cut containing a back-lit translucent white acrylic logo at 86.5" wide x 60.5" high, and a second sign located at the top of the window on the second bay of the 15th Street façade and fabricated similar to the one located on Fifth Avenue except for its size, which is 134.5" wide x 32.5" high; and

WHEREAS, They are not seeking to add any blade signs and the proposed signs are similar to the signs they are replacing on this building and others along Fifth Avenue/Ladies Mile signs; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application for proposed new signs at 100 Fifth Avenue.

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