551 Fifth Avenue - Application to add a sidewalk canopy to the East 45th Street entrance.
At the scheduled monthly meeting of Community Board Five on Thursday, September13, 2012, the Board passed the following resolution by a vote of 36 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining:
WHEREAS, 551 Fifth Avenue, The Fred F. French Building, is a 38-story individual NYC Landmark, located on the northeast corner of East 45th Street; and
WHEREAS, The owner has applied to LPC for approval of a sidewalk canopy at the East 45th Street entrance; and
WHEREAS, The owner failed to appear before Community Board Five to describe the addition and to present images and samples of the materials to be used for the canopy, and
WHEREAS, Community Board Five has a history of declining similar Applicants' requests when they fail to appear; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends denial of the application for approval of a sidewalk canopy at the East 45th Street entrance to 551 Fifth Avenue, an individual NYC Landmark.