The "Special Garment Center District" established in this Resolution is designed to promote and protect public health, safety, and general welfare. These general goals include, among others, the following specific purposes:

(a)        to retain adequate wage and job-producing industries within the Garment Center;

(b)        to provide an opportunity for apparel production and showroom space in designated areas of the Garment Center;

(c)        to preserve a variety of types of space for a diversity of businesses that service the Garment Center and the city;

(d)        to recognize the unique character of the western edge of the Special District as integral to the adjacent Special Hudson Yards District;

(e)        to establish an appropriate urban scale and visual character within the Garment Center; and

(f)        to promote the most desirable use of land within the district, to conserve the value of land and buildings, and thereby protect the City's tax revenues.