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File #: Res 1362-2017    Version: * Name: LU 548 - Landmarks, Beverly Hotel, Manhattan (20175161 HKM (N 170175 HKM))
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 2/1/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution affirming the designation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission of the Beverly Hotel (now The Benjamin Hotel), located at 125 East 50th Street (a/k/a 125-129 East 50th Street and 557-565 Lexington Avenue) (Tax Map Block 1305, Lot 20), Borough of Manhattan, Designation List No. 490, LP-2555 (Preconsidered L.U. No. 548; 20175161 HKM; N 170175 HKM).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Land Use Calendar - Week of January 23, 2017 - January 27, 2017, 2. Land Use Calendar - January 26, 2017, 3. February 1, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report, 5. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-1-17, 6. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - February 1, 2017

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 1362

 

Resolution affirming the designation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission of the Beverly Hotel (now The Benjamin Hotel), located at 125 East 50th Street (a/k/a 125-129 East 50th Street and 557-565 Lexington Avenue) (Tax Map Block 1305, Lot 20), Borough of Manhattan, Designation List No. 490, LP-2555 (Preconsidered L.U. No. 548; 20175161 HKM; N 170175 HKM).

 

By Council Members Greenfield and Koo

 

                     WHEREAS, the Landmarks Preservation Commission filed with the Council on December 2, 2016 a copy of its designation dated November 22, 2016 (the "Designation"), of the Beverly Hotel (now The Benjamin Hotel) located at 125 East 50th Street (a/k/a 125-129 East 50th Street and 557-565 Lexington Avenue), Community District 6, Borough of Manhattan, as a landmark and Tax Map Block 1305, Lot 20, 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 New York City Planning Commission submitted to the Council on
January 20, 2017, its report on the Designation dated January 18, 2017 (the "Report");

 

WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Designation on January 24, 2017; 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.

 

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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, 2017, on file in this office.

 

 

 

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