Application to replace the existing aluminum and glass entry door with a new steel and glass door within the existing door opening at 126 Fifth Avenue
WHEREAS, 126 Fifth Avenue is a 15 story office building, located at the Southwest corner of 18th Street in the Ladies Mile Historic District, constructed in 1900 by architect Robert Maynicke in neo-Classical style; and
WHEREAS, The applicant is proposing to replace existing non-historic entry door to the office entrance with a new steel and glass door within the existing opening, and replace a transom window with louvers; and
WHEREAS, The proposed new door will have a metal frame and metal handle, and more glazing than the existing; and
WHEREAS, The proposed new door will match the existing doors to the retail space of the building; and
WHEREAS, The louvers are necessary to provide A/C to the lobby; therefore be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application for a Certificate of Appropriatenessfor a new steel and glass door within the existing door opening 126 5th Avenue.