Newsstand Application #1279914, N/W/C of West 52 Street and Sixth Avenue.
WHEREAS, The applicant seeks a permit to install and operate a newsstand on West 52nd Street at the North West Corner of 6th Avenue, and
WHEREAS, The proposed location is across from the Calyon Building, which is fronted by a plaza and bordered by 2 bronze statues of Venus de Milo by noted artist Jim Dine, and
WHEREAS, The proposed newsstand would detract from the unobstructed view of the plaza and would not be harmonious with its surroundings, and
WHEREAS, The newsstand would negatively impact the surrounding area, creating physical and visual impediments, therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends denial of the application to install a newsstand on West 52nd Street at the North West Corner of 6th Avenue.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 31 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.