41 West 57th Street, Café Pushkin Central, LLC. d/b/a Café Pushkin, application for a new unenclosed sidewalk café with 8 tables and 16 seats.
WHEREAS, The applicant, Cafe Pushkin, is applying for a revocable consent for an unenclosed sidewalk café at41 West 57th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues; and
WHEREAS, Members of CB5 expressed specific concerns about the amount of pedestrian traffic on this block; and
WHEREAS, The applicant has agreed to reduce the size of the sidewalk cafe to 6 tables and 12 seats thus lessoning the footprint and impact on pedestrian mobility; and
WHEREAS, The proposed sidewalk café would be partially recessed and would leave more than 12 feet for pedestrian traffic; and
WHEREAS, The applicant had agreed not to use any barriers, leaving the sidewalk clear from additional obstruction; and
WHEREAS, The applicant has agreed to close the proposed cafe by 10pm Sunday through Wednesday and by 11pm Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; and
WHEREAS, No comment or objection was raised by members of the public; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application for a revocable consent for an unenclosed sidewalk café with 6 tables and 12 seats at 41 West 57th Street.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 30 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.