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Record #: O2015-48   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/21/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 3/18/2015
Title: Historical landmark designation for Sears, Roebuck and Co. District at S Homan Ave, 800-900 blocks, W Arthington St, 3300-3400 blocks and S Spaulding Ave, 800-900 blocks
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Topic: HISTORICAL LANDMARKS - Designation
Attachments: 1. O2015-48.pdf
Department of Planning and Development
CITY OF CHICAGO

January 16, 2015


The Honorable Susana Mendoza City Clerk City of Chicago Room 107, City Hall 121 North LaSalle Street Chicago, Illinois 60602

RE: Recommendation for the Sears, Roebuck and Co. District, primarily the 800- to 900-blocks of S. Homan Ave., the 3300- to 3400-blocks of W. Arthington St., and the 800- to 900-block of S. Spaulding Ave.

Dear Clerk Mendoza:

We are filing with your office for introduction at the January 21, 2015, City Council meeting as a transmittal to the Mayor and City Council of Chicago the recommendation of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks that the Sears, Roebuck and Co. District be designated as a Chicago Landmark.
The material being submitted to you for this proposal includes the:
Recommendation of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks; and
Proposed Ordinance.
Thank you for your cooperation in this matter. r-o
Sincerely,
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Eleanor Esser Gorski, AIA Director of Historic Preservation Historic Preservation Division Bureau of Zoning and Land Use

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Alderman Michael Chandler, 24 Ward (without enclosure) Michael A. Halbert, 24th Ward (without enclosure)


121 NORTH LASALLE STREET, ROOM 1000. CHICAGO. ILLINOIS 60602

ORDINANCE

Sears, Roebuck and Co. District

WHEREAS, pursuant to the procedures set forth in the Municipal Code of Chicago (the "Municipal Code"), Sections 2-120-630 through -690, the Commission on Chicago Landmarks (the "Commission") has determined that the Sears, Roebuck and Co. District (the "District"), predominantly located at 3301 to 3333 W. Arthington St. and 900 to 931 S. Homan Ave., Chicago, Illinois, as depicted on Exhibit A and legally described on Exhibit B, both attached hereto and incorporated herein, satisfies six (6) criteria for landmark designation as set forth in Sections 2-120-620 (1), (3), (4), (5), (6) and (7) ofthe Municipal Code; and
WHEREAS, the District exemplifies the economic and social significance of Sears, Roebuck and Co. to the ...

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