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27 West 19th Street, Application for the rooftop installation of a freestanding pergola.

WHEREAS, 27 West 19th Street, constructed in 2007, is a 15-story residential building within the Ladies’ Mile Historic District; and

WHEREAS, The Applicant owns the penthouse apartment; and

WHEREAS, The Applicant seeks to construct a freestanding, unpainted wooden frame nine feet tall and spanning the width of the 19th Street façade; and

WHEREAS, The Applicant proposes to place a non-permanent cover over the pergola of undescribed color; and

WHEREAS, The proposed design is for Applicant’s private use; and

WHEREAS, The proposed design would be highly visible from the street; therefore be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends denial of the application to install a freestanding pergola on the roof of 27 West 19th Street.

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