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935 Broadway, Application for legalization of signage

WHEREAS, 935 Broadway, aka The Mortimer Building, is a six-story Italianate store and office building, with frontage on 5th Avenue, East 22nd Street, and Broadway, built in 1861-62, located in the Ladies Mile Historic District; and

WHEREAS, The applicant, long time tenant Restoration Hardware, has installed signage on the 3 facades of the building without obtaining proper permit; and

WHEREAS, The applicant wishes to legalize signage; and

WHEREAS, Signage is comprised of back-lit pin mounted initials RH located at 6 different locations along the three facades (two on each façade), and non-illuminated pin mounted name "THE FLATIRON GALLERY" at three different locations along the three facades (one on each façade); and

WHEREAS, RH signage is halo lit using LED and measures 9.5" in height; and

WHEREAS, Restoration Hardware signage is 4.63" in height; and

WHEREAS, The signage does not detract from the architectural and historic qualities of the building; therefore be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of legalization of signage at 935 Broadway.

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