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1 West 22nd St., application for facade renovation

WHEREAS, 1 West 22nd Street is a twenty foot wide 3-story store and loft building located near Fifth Avenue in the Ladies' Mile Historic District, built in 1904 in the Beaux Arts style characteristic of the period; and

WHEREAS, The owner has applied to LPC for approval of facade renovations including stucco scraping and repair, stripping, repair cleaning and repainting of all surfaces including masonry and metal; and

WHEREAS, The current non-historic storefront will be removed and replaced with a three part new design including a display window and two doors, one for the retail entrance and the other for access to the upper two floors; and

WHEREAS, The storefront finishes will match the existing bronze color used at the building and three new "Barn Light" lighting fixtures will have a black matte finish; renovations will include black painted aluminum bulkheads, a new fiberglass cornice to be installed over the storefront based on the 1940's era Tax Map Photo and a new sign band will be installed finished with 6 in. high brushed aluminum lettering; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the facade renovation design for 1 West 22nd Street.

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

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