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14 West 23rd Street (Ladies Mile Historic District) Application for installation of signage

WHEREAS, 14 West 23rd Street (between Fifth and Sixth Avenues) is located in the Ladies Mile Historic District and the second floor tenant, Weight Watchers has applied to install a sign identifying its location; and

WHEREAS, Weight Watchers has some 600 locations throughout the country and is embarking on a corporate program to have more visible, attractive meeting places to reach more clients; and

WHEREAS, The sign with its identifying name will be beneficial to achieve its goals by bringing in more walk-in business; and

WHEREAS, The sign will be placed on a building spandrel and will measure 10 ft. by 1 1/2 ft., with lettering 8 ft. long and 11 1/2 in. high, plus a logo 14 in. high; and

WHEREAS, This signage is in keeping with the commercial character of this block front; therefore, be it 

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application for installation of Weight Watchers signage at 14 West 23rd Street (Ladies Mile Historic District).

The above resolution passed by a vote of 31 in favor; 0 opposed; 1abstaining.

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