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Record #: O2016-7294   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/5/2016 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 11/16/2016
Title: Historical landmark designation for Graeme Stewart Public School Building at 4524 N Kenmore Ave
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Attachments: 1. O2016-7294.pdf
Department of Planning and Development
city of chicago

September 26, 2016

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

RE: Recommendation for the designation of the Graeme Stewart Public School Building as a Chicago Landmark, 4524 North Kenmore Ave.

Dear Clerk Mendoza:

We are filing with your office for introduction at the October 5, 2016, City Council meeting as a transmittal to the Mayor and City Council of Chicago the recommendation ofthe Commission on Chicago Landmarks that the Graeme Stewart Public School Building 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.


Eleanor Esser Gorski, AIA Deputy Commissioner
Planning, Design and Historic Preservation Division Department of Planning and Development


Alderman James Cappleman, 46 Ward (via email without enclosure)


Graeme Stewart Public School Building 4505-4545 N. Kenmore Ave. (odds) 1016-1028 W. Sunnyside Ave. (evens)

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 Graeme Stewart Public School Building (the "Building"), located at 4505-4545 N. Kenmore Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, legally described in Exhibit A attached hereto and incorporated herein, satisfies three (3) criteria for landmark designation as set forth in Section 2-120-620 (1), (4) and (5) ofthe Municipal Code; and
WHEREAS, the Building exemplifies the importance of Chicago's public schools to the City's social and cultural history; and

WHEREAS, Public education has historically been one of the most important responsibilities...

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