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Record #: Or2016-13   
Type: Order Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 1/13/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 4/13/2016
Title: Demolition of historical landmark building at 1938 W Augusta Blvd
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Topic: HISTORICAL LANDMARKS - Demolition & Demolition Lien
Attachments: 1. Or2016-13.pdf
ORDER

It is hereby ordered by the City Council of the City of Chicago, in accordance with Section 2-120-825 of the Municipal Code of Chicago, that the recommendation of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks (the "Commission") for the approval of a permit application for demolition of the existing building (the "Building") located at 1938 W. Augusta, a non-contributing building in the East Village District, is accepted. The Commission's decision approving the proposed demolition of the Building is attached hereto as Exhibit A. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the permit applicant must pay the City of Chicago the applicable demolition permit fee and obtain from the Commissioner of the City's Department of Buildings a demolition permit prior to proceeding with any demolition. This order shall be in full force and effect upon its passage and approval.
EXHIBIT A
CITY OF CHICAGO COMMISSION ON CHICAGO LANDMARKS
November 5,2015
RECOMMENDATION TO THE CITY COUNCIL TO APPROVE A PERMIT APPLICATION FOR DEMOLITION OF A NON-CONTRIBUTING BUILDING IN A CHICAGO LANDMARK DISTRICT
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2-120-825 of the Municipal Code of Chicago governing review of permits for the demolition of 40% or more of any building or structure either designated as a "Chicago Landmark" or located in any district designated as a "Chicago Landmark," the Commission on Chicago Landmarks (the "Commission") has reviewed a permit application for the proposed demolition of a

One- and two-story commercial building ("Building") located at 1938 W. Augusta Avenue within the East Village District, a Chicago Landmark (the "Landmark District"); and

WHEREAS, the significant historical or architectural features identified in the ordinance designating the Landmark District are all exterior building elevations, including rooflines, visible from the public rights-of-way; and historic rear buildings that contribute to the historic character of the Landmark District, to include those at 1103 North Winchester Ave...

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