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60 Madison Ave. (E. 27th St.) Change in scope of work from April 2008 to creating a Master Plan for the restoration of all of the storefronts

WHEREAS, The office building known as 60 Madison Avenue at the corner of East 27th Street, is located in the Madison Square Park North Historic District; and

WHEREAS, Community Board Five recommended approval of an application to the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission ("LPC") in April 2008 for certain storefront design modifications; and

WHEREAS, The applicant has been requested to submit a Master Plan to LPC covering restoration of all of the five bays constituting two storefronts at the ground level of the building, on Madison Avenue, wrapping around to East 27th Street; and

WHEREAS, Although Community Board Five is gravely chagrined that this application was approved by the Landmarks Preservation Commission before CB5 had an opportunity to make their recommendation, and

WHEREAS, The applicant proposes to include in its Master Plan:

WHEREAS, Community Board Five prefers that there be no lettering on the awnings;  therefore be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application for a Master Plan for restoration of all of the storefronts at 60 Madison Avenue, with the exception of the proposed lettering on the awnings.

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

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