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866 Broadway, between 17th & 18th Streets, Ladies Mile Historic District, application for renovation

WHEREAS, 866 Broadway (between 17th and 18th Streets), located in the Ladies Mile Historic District, is a four-story Greek Revival style townhouse originally constructed in 1847-1848 and altered in 1922, and

WHEREAS, The applicant is refurbishing the entire building consisting of residential upper stories with ground floor retail, and

WHEREAS, The applicant intends to restore, refurbish and replace missing historic elements including:

WHEREAS, The applicant's proposed storefront, sign, and lighting replicate the configuration, size, and locations previously approved by Community Board Five for the adjacent, similar building 864 Broadway, and

WHEREAS, No exterior security grates are proposed; and

WHEREAS, Code compliance measures and modernization improvements will not detract from the historic fabric such as:

RESOLVED, That Community Board Five Landmarks Committee recommends approval of this application for renovation of a four-story Greek Revival style townhouse at 866 Broadway between 17th and 18th Streets.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 22 in favor; 0 opposed; 2 abstaining.

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