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