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79 Fifth Avenue, application to replace existing frosted glazing with Coach logo with new brass panel and black Coach logo, insert new LED light, new display windows and new brass plaques with new Coach logo (same size) to replace...

At the scheduled monthly meeting of Community Board Five on Thursday, October 10, 2013, the Board passed the following resolution by a vote of 38 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining:

WHEREAS, 79 Fifth Avenue (the Knickerbocker Building) located within the Ladies' Mile Historic District, was constructed in 1904-1905 by Architect Albert S. Gottleib in the Beaux-Arts Style; and

WHEREAS, The Coach Store, a tenant located at 79 Fifth Avenue (corner of East 16th Street) is applying to LPC for changes to the exterior of its retail store as follows:

WHEREAS, The "new" windows are the same size as the existing windows and the brass framing is inside the glass; and

WHEREAS, All of the foregoing changes are deemed consonant with the character of the building and the Historic District; therefore be it

RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application by Coach to modify the exterior of its retail store at 79 Fifth Avenue.

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