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8-12 West 24th Street, application for replacement of windows on the north elevation

At the scheduled monthly meeting of Community Board Five on Thursday, October 11, 2012, the Board passed the following resolution by a vote of 39 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining:

WHEREAS, 8-12 West 24th Street, located in the Ladies' Mile Historic District, has filed an Application to LPC for replacement of windows on the north and east elevations; and

WHEREAS, The proposed one-over-one new aluminum windows will be replacing existing non-original steel windows, to match similar windows on the West 23rd Street facade which have already been installed; and

WHEREAS, The new windows will be designed with a safety device limiting how much they can be opened because they are very large and heavy, making them difficult to maneuver, and will only be opened for cleaning purposes; and

WHEREAS, There are numerous other similar aluminum window replacements in Landmark buildings throughout the City; therefore, be it  

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application for 8-12 West 24th Street for replacement of windows on the north and east elevations.

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