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5 East 20th Street - Application for installation of a banner on the front facade

At the scheduled monthly meeting of Community Board Five on Thursday, March 14, 2013, the Board passed the following resolution by a vote of 26 in favor; 7 opposed; 1 abstaining:

WHEREAS, 5 East 20th Street, between Broadway and Fifth Avenue, is a three story building located in the Ladies' Mile Historic District, built in 1910 and has a tenant in the ground floor retail store, L A Burdick Handmade Chocolates, which has applied to NYC Landmarks Preservation commission for approval of a banner on the front facade measuring 8 ft. long x 2 ft. wide; and

WHEREAS, The Historic District Guidelines require LPC approval for signage other than bracket signs; and 

WHEREAS, The design and dimensions of the proposed signage appears to be reasonable and harmonious for the Historic District; therefore be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the banner sign on the front facade at 5 East 20th Street in the Ladies' Mile Historic District.

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