Application to relocate the existing glass entry doors of the first floor commercial space, from the current location over one bay to the left at 109 West 39th Street.
At the regularly scheduled monthly Community Board Five meeting on Thursday, February 13, 2020, the following resolution passed with a vote of 20 in favor; 15 opposed; 1 abstaining:
WHEREAS, 109 West 39th Street (Springs Mills Building) is a 21-story office tower, located on a mid-block site between 39th and 40th streets and 6th Avenue and Broadway, constructed in 1961-63 and designed by architects Harrison & Abramovitz in mid-20th century glass curtain wall skyscraper style; and
WHEREAS, The applicant is proposing to relocate the existing historic entry door on the first floor commercial space on 39th street, from the current location over one bay to the left, and repair a broken portion of the black granite base adjacent to the door; and
WHEREAS, The proposed new entry location will utilize the same door, glass, and silver aluminum mullions from the original entry; and
WHEREAS, The new entry location would facilitate the flow of foot traffic within the new layout of the restaurant proposed for the commercial space; therefore be it
RESOLVED, Community Board Five recommends approval of the application for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the relocation of the glass entry door for the first floor commercial space on 39th Street and repair of the adjacent portion of the black granite base at 109 West 39th Street.