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217-247 West 43rd Street (New York Times Building) Application to reinstall signage on Tower and Clock at the 3rd Floor level of the facade.

WHEREAS, The former New York Times Building (under new ownership) at 217-247 West 43rd Street, is an individually Landmarked office building, currently undergoing complete interior renovations with the new owner having the intention of keeping it as an office building; and

WHEREAS, The owners have applied to the LPC for approval to modify two elements of the exterior,

WHEREAS, Both these changes are sympathetic to the original design of the building; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application to reinstall signage on the building's rooftop Tower and to replace the Clock at the 3rd Floor level of the facade.

The above resolution passed by a vote of 31 in favor; 0 opposed; 0 abstaining; 0 present not entitled to vote.

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