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24 West 55th Street/17 West 54th Street (bet. 5th and 6th Avenues), application for color change to casement windows and doors

WHEREAS, 24 West 55th Street and 17 West 54 Street are individually landmarked buildings that have been painted in colors not reflecting the original colors indicated from paint samples taken from the buildings; and

WHEREAS, The non-conforming colors, which the applicant now has requested to legalize, constitute a violation of the regulations of the Landmarks Preservation Commission; and

WHEREAS, The Applicant failed to appear at the Landmarks Committee Meeting of Community Board Five; and

WHEREAS, Community Board Five has had a policy of not legalizing unauthorized modifications to Landmark properties; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends denial of the application to legalize an unauthorized color change to the painted windows and doors at 24 West 55th Street and 17 West 54 Street.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 29 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.

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