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46 West 22nd Street (Ladies’ Mile Historic District), application to install new storefront infill

WHEREAS, 46 West 22nd Street is a commercial office building located between Fifth Avenue and Avenue of the Americas in the Ladies' Mile Historic District; and

WHEREAS, The ground floor tenant of this building (Allegreti Restaurant) has submitted an application to the Landmarks Preservation Commission seeking permission 1) to approve a replacement awning already installed and 2) to remove existing non-historical windows and doors and to replace them with mahogany and brass framed all glass windows and doors at the ground floor level plus 3) to replace existing halogen down lights above the storefront with "upgraded" fixtures; and

WHEREAS, The replaced awning is a different color, but retains the same hardware and dimensions as the previous awning approved by LPC, and further, did not cause a Violation and was brought to the attention of LPC by the applicant in conjunction with the store infill application; and


WHEREAS, The applicant has submitted a design for the new storefront that includes contemporary style full ceiling to floor windows and doors and has failed to provide images of the proposed replacement lighting fixtures; therefore be it

RESOLVED, Community Board 5 recommends approval of the replacement awning since it appears to be similar to the LPC approved previous awning which was a different color but had the same hardware and dimensions, and be it further

RESOLVED, Community Board 5 recommends denial of the application for storefront infill since: 

The above resolution passed by a vote of 27 in favor, 0 opposed, 1 abstaining.

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