6 West 18th Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, south side); in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District. Application is to legalize the installation of windows without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits
WHEREAS, The property is a Beaux-Arts style store and loft building, designed by Schwartz and Gross and built in 1909-10; and
WHEREAS, The applicant is attempting to get approval for windows illegally installed without Landmarks Preservation Commission approval or permits; and
WHEREAS, The windows installed would not be approved by Landmarks due to their unorthodox arrangement and construction (transom window over aluminum double-hung window over fixed glass); therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the application to legalize the installation of windows without Landmarks Preservation Commission permits.
The above resolution passed with a vote of 22 in favor, 0 opposed, 2 abstentions.