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20 West 22nd Street, application to install new storefront infill

WHEREAS, 20 West 22nd Street, located between 5th and 6th Avenue in the Ladies’ Mile Historic District, is a neo-Renaissance 16-story store and loft building, designed by Louis Korn, and constructed in 1910 – 1911; and

WHEREAS, The owner has applied for a Certificate of Appropriateness for façade restoration, replacement of store front windows and installation of lighting fixtures; and

WHEREAS, The owner failed to provide sufficient information to Community Board Five, including photographs of the affected building areas proposed for change, description and details of the lighting fixtures intended to be installed, and samples of the materials proposed to be used as finishes; therefore be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends denial of the application to install new storefront infill at 20 West 22nd Street (Ladies’ Mile Historic District), based on inadequate information provided by the applicant.

The above resolution passed with a vote of 30 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstention. 

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