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File #: Res 0643-2018    Version: * Name: LU 218 - Landmarks, 550 Madison Avenue, Manhattan (20195035 HIM (N 190044 HIM))
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/28/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution affirming the designation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission of the AT&T Corporate Headquarters Building (later Sony Plaza, now 550 Madison Avenue) located at 550 Madison Avenue (aka 550-570 Madison Avenue, 13-29 East 55th Street, and 14-28 East 56th Street) (Tax Map Block 1291, Lot 10), Borough of Manhattan, Designation List No. 509, LP-2600 (L.U. No. 218; 20195035 HIM; N 190044 HIM).
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Adrienne E. Adams
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. September 12, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 2. Land Use Calendar - Week of October 22, 2018 - October 26, 2018, 3. Hearing Testimony - Landmarks 11-1-18, 4. Land Use Calendar - Week of November 12, 2018 - November 16, 2018, 5. Hearing Transcript - Landmarks 11-1-18, 6. Land Use Calendar - November 20, 2018, 7. November 28, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 8. Committee Report, 9. Resolution, 10. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-28-18, 11. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 28, 2018

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK

RESOLUTION NO. 643

 

Resolution affirming the designation by the Landmarks Preservation Commission of the AT&T Corporate Headquarters Building (later Sony Plaza, now 550 Madison Avenue) located at 550 Madison Avenue (aka 550-570 Madison Avenue, 13-29 East 55th Street, and 14-28 East 56th Street) (Tax Map Block 1291, Lot 10), Borough of Manhattan, Designation List No. 509, LP-2600 (L.U. No. 218; 20195035 HIM; N 190044 HIM).

 

By Council Members Salamanca and Adams

 

                     WHEREAS, the Landmarks Preservation Commission filed with the Council on August 10, 2018 a copy of its designation report dated July 31, 2018 (the "Designation Report"),  including the designation pursuant to Section 3020 of the New York City Charter and Chapter 3 of Title 25 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York of the AT&T Corporate Headquarters Building (later Sony Plaza, now 550 Madison Avenue) located at 550 Madison Avenue (aka 550-570 Madison Avenue, 13-29 East 55th Street, and 14-28 East 56th Street), Community District 5, Borough of Manhattan, as an historic landmark and Tax Map Block 1291, Lot 10, as the landmark site (the “Designation”);

 

WHEREAS, the Designation is subject to review by the Council pursuant to Section 3020 of the New York City Charter;

 

WHEREAS, the New York City Planning Commission submitted to the Council on
September 28, 2018, its report on the Designation dated September 26, 2018 (the "City Planning Commission Report");

 

WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Designation on November 1, 2018; 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 New York City Charter, and on the basis of the information and materials contained in the Designation Report and the City Planning Commission 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 November 28, 2018, on file in this office.

 

 

 

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