118-40 Entrance and Street Wall Transparency Requirements
All buildings developed or portions of buildings enlarged after January 10, 1985, that front on 14th Street, Union Square East, Union Square West or 17th Street shall be subject to the requirements set forth below.
Each permitted use within a story that has a floor level within five feet of curb level in buildings or portions of buildings with frontage on 14th Street, shall be entered directly from 14th Street. Entrances to uses located above or below such stories are permitted, provided that such entrances, in aggregate, shall not exceed 30 linear feet of street wall frontage on 14th Street.
If a use occupies at least 40 percent of the floor area of a building or portion of a building, as applicable, pursuant to Section 118-40 (ENTRANCE AND STREET WALL TRANSPARENCY REQUIREMENTS), that fronts on Union Square East, Union Square West or 17th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South, then the principal entrance to that use shall be located on such street. However, if more than one use meets these criteria, the principal entrance to only one of them is required to be so located.