19 West 44th Street (North side of 44th Street, between 6th and 5th Avenues), dba Kellari Tavern NY, New Application for an Small Unenclosed Sidewalk Café with 5 Tables and 10 Seats
WHEREAS, The applicant, West 44th Street Restaurant LLC, is applying for a small unenclosed sidewalk café at 19 West 44th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues; and
WHEREAS, The city block where the sidewalk café is to be located is predominantly commercial in nature; and
WHEREAS, The proposed sidewalk café would have 5 tables and 10 seats, leaving 8 feet for pedestrian traffic; and
WHEREAS, The applicant has agreed to remove all existing large sidewalk planters, or place them against the restaurant façade, so as to remove any additional sidewalk obstacles; and
WHEREAS, The sidewalk café would close no later than 11:00 PM; and
WHEREAS, This sidewalk registers a relatively light volume of pedestrian traffic during the café's hours of operation; and
WHEREAS, No comment or objection was raised by members of the public; therefore be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the application for a small unenclosed sidewalk café at 19 West 44th Street with 5 tables and 10 seats.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 30 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.