920 Broadway, application to enlarge elevator bulkhead and to extend elevator to the roof of the building.
WHEREAS, 920 Broadway is a sixteen-story neo-Renaissance store and loft building, designed by Schwartz & Gross and built in 1916-17 located on the southeast corner of Broadway and East 21st Street in the Ladies' Mile Historic District; and
WHEREAS, The Applicant has applied to enlarge the bulkhead on the roof of the Building; and
WHEREAS, The bulkhead will stand about twice its existing height above the roof of the Building; and
WHEREAS, The Applicant has applied to extend an elevator to the roof of the Building; and
WHEREAS, The roof will only be used for Building maintenance purposes; and
WHEREAS, The visibility of the Bulkhead and Elevator are modest and in keeping with the visibility of other rooftop structures on the Building and other buildings on the block and in the nearby surrounding area; and
WHEREAS, The Applicant will consult LPC regarding the color of the bulkhead and elevator; therefore be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application to enlarge the elevator bulkhead and to extend the elevator to the roof of 920 Broadway.