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BSA # 4-12BZ, 432-440 Park Avenue (The Wright Fit)

WHEREAS, The Applicant seeks a special permit to own and operate a new physical Fitness and Wellness center at 432-440 Park Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets; and

WHEREAS, The proposed sight is a not yet built, 85-story building located at the site of the former Drake Hotel; and

WHEREAS, The proposed Fitness Center would be located on the 4th, 6th, and 7th floors; and

WHEREAS, The Fitness Center would be a high-end facility offering amenities to both the building tenants as well as some private outside clients; and

WHEREAS, Those amenities would include a pool, sauna, private classes, gym facilities, children's workshops, and other programs designed for 'health longevity'; and

WHEREAS, The applicant will not be serving food or alcohol and has agreed not to apply for a liquor license or cabaret; and

WHEREAS, The applicant, Mr Wright, owns several other reputable physical Fitness facilities around the city; therefore, be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of this special permit for a physical culture establishment at 432-440 Park Avenue.

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

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