Application # 1268837, S/E/C of West 53rd Street and 6th Avenue.
WHEREAS, The applicant Mr Siddiki wants to install a newsstand on the South East corner of West 53rd Street and Avenue of the Americas, and
WHEREAS, The proposed newsstand would be located on West 53rd Street, between 2 trees, at a distance that would not be compliant with DCA guidelines, and
WHEREAS, The proposed newsstand would have an adverse impact on pedestrian traffic in an area that is already extremely congested, and
WHEREAS, In September 2007, Community Board Five recommended denial of an application for a newsstand and the S/W/C of West 53rd Street and Avenue of the Americas in part because of its adverse impact on the pedestrian traffic, therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the application for a newsstand at the S/E/C of West 53rd Street near Avenue of the Americas.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 27 in favor; 1 opposed; 1 abstaining.