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File #: Res 1215-2012    Version: * Name: LU 551 - Landmarks, Bell Laboratory Complex a.k.a. Westbeth Artist Housing, 445-465 W. St, 137-169 Bank St, 51-77 Bethune St and 734-754 Washington St, CD#3 (20125192 HKM (N 120098 HKM)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 2/1/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution affirming the designation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission of the Bell Telephone Laboratories Complex (including the former Western Electric Company and Hook’s Steam-powered Factory Buildings) (now Westbeth Artists’ Housing) located at 445-465 West Street, 137-169 Bank Street, 51-77 Bethune Street, and 734-754 Washington Street (Tax Map Block 639, Lot 1), Borough of Manhattan, Designation List No. 449, LP-2391 (L.U. No. 551; 20125192 HKM; N 120098 HKM).
Sponsors: Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Brad S. Lander
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-1-12
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 1215
 
 
Resolution affirming the designation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission of  the Bell Telephone Laboratories Complex (including the former Western Electric Company and Hook's Steam-powered Factory Buildings) (now Westbeth Artists' Housing) located at 445-465 West Street, 137-169 Bank Street, 51-77 Bethune Street, and 734-754 Washington Street (Tax Map Block 639, Lot 1), Borough of Manhattan, Designation List No. 449, LP-2391 (L.U. No. 551; 20125192 HKM; N 120098 HKM).
 
 
 
By Council Members Comrie and Lander
 
 
      WHEREAS, the Landmarks Preservation Commission filed with the Council on November 4, 2011 a copy of its designation dated October 25, 2011 (the "Designation"), of the Bell Telephone Laboratories Complex (including the former Western Electric Company and Hook's Steam-powered Factory Buildings) (now Westbeth Artists' Housing) located at 445-465 West Street, 137-169 Bank Street, 51-77 Bethune Street, and 734-754 Washington Street, Community District 2, Borough of Manhattan as a landmark and Tax Map Block 639, Lot 1, as its landmark site pursuant to Section 3020 of the New York City Charter;
 
WHEREAS, the Designation is subject to review by the Council pursuant to Section 3020 of the City Charter;
 
WHEREAS, the City Planning Commission submitted to the Council on December 20, 2011, its report on the Designation dated December 12, 2011 (the "Report");
 
WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Designation on January 24, 2012; and
 
WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use implications and other policy issues relating to the Designation;
 
RESOLVED:
 
Pursuant to Section 3020 of the City Charter, and on the basis of the information and materials contained in the Designation and the Report, the Council affirms the Designation.
 
 
Adopted.
 
Office of the City Clerk, }
The City of New York,  } ss.:
 
I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by The Council of The City of New York on February 1, 2012, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
 
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                                                                          City Clerk, Clerk of The Council