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ULURP # 060434 ZSM, Special Permit to allow 101-space public parking garage

WHEREAS, The SJP Residential Properties and Fifth Street Holdings, LLC (“Applicant”) plan to construct a mixed-use building of between 257,362 square feet and 286,200 square feet (the difference being the acquisition of additional development rights from the Martin Beck Theater subject to a separate ULURP Application), containing between 196 and 220 residential units; and

WHEREAS, The building lot had contained a parking lot of 53 transient spaces and the Zoning Resolution permits 46 accessory parking spaces to be constructed (based on the larger building size), permitting 99 parking spaces (accessory and transient) as-of-right; and

 WHEREAS, The proposed new building can accommodate 101 parking spaces; and

WHEREAS, There is a need for more off-street transient parking in the crowded Theater District; therefore let it be

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the Special Permit to allow 101 transient parking spaces in a building to be constructed at 750 Eighth Avenue.

The above resolution passed with a vote of 35 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention.

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