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Record #: O2015-7833   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/28/2015 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 11/18/2015
Title: Vacation of portion of N Avondale Ave in area bounded by N Kimball Ave, W Henderson St, N Drake Ave and Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
Sponsors: Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos
Topic: STREETS - Vacations
Attachments: 1. O2015-7833.pdf
INTERGOVERNMENTAL ORDINANCE



WHEREAS, the City of Chicago ("City") is a home rule unit of local government pursuant to Article VII, Section 6 (a) of the 1970 constitution of the State of Illinois and, as such, may exercise any power and perform any function pertaining to its government and affairs; and

WHEREAS, the properties at 3372-3384 N. Avondale Avenue, are owned by Northeastern Illinois University, a State of Illinois public institution; and


WHEREAS, Northeastern Illinois University proposes to use the portion of the street to be vacated for campus parking; and


WHEREAS, The City Council of the City of Chicago, after due investigation and consideration, has determined that the nature and extent of public use and the public interest to be subserved is such as to warrant the vacation of part of the public street described in the following ordinance; now, therefore,


BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:


SECTION 1. THAT PART OF NORTH AVONDALE AVENUE IN THE WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP, 40 NORTH, RANGE 13, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING IN THE SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF NORTH AVONDALE AVENUE, AS OPENED BY DOCUMENT NUMBER 1185670 RECORDED NOVEMBER 15, 1889, AND
A LINE 589.49 FEET EAST OF AND PARALLEL TO THE EAST LINE OF NORTH DRAKE AVENUE, BEING ALSO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THAT PART OF VACATED NORTH AVONDALE AVENUE RECORDED NOVEMBER 8, 2013 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 1331219125;
THENCE NORTH OOWOO" EAST ALONG THE EASTERLY LINE OF SAID VACATION,
A DISTANCE OF 44.69 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER THEREOF ; THENCE SOUTH SI^'IO" EAST, ALONG A LINE BEING PARALLEL TO THE SAID SOUTHWESTERLY LINE OF NORTH AVONDALE AVENUE, A DISTANCE OF 279.54 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THAT PART OF VACATED NORTH AVONDALE AVENUE RECORDED FEBRUARY 3, 2014 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 1403445030;
THENCE SOUTH SS^'SO" WEST ALONG THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID VACATION,
A DISTANCE OF 35.00 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER THEREOF...

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