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Record #: O2018-4037   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 5/25/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action:
Title: Vacation of public way(s) in area bounded by N State St, E Bellevue Pl, N Rush St and E Oak St
Sponsors: Reilly, Brendan
Topic: STREETS - Vacations
Attachments: 1. O2018-4037.pdf

COMMERCIAL 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 1-7 E. Bellevue Place, 1019-1021 N. State Street and 1018-1020 N. Rush Street are owned by Friend Enterprises, LLC ("Developer"); and

 

 

WHEREAS, the Developer is currently occupying the portion of the street to be vacated herein with a permanent aluminum and glass expansion of the Gibson's Steakhouse restaurant; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Chicago, after due investigation and consideration, has determined that the nature and extent of the public use and the public interest to be subserved is such as to warrant the vacation of that portion 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.

 

 

 

VACATION:

THE SOUTH 10.00 FEET OF E. BELLEVUE PLACE LYING EAST OF THE EAST LINE OF N. STATE STREET AND LYING WEST OF THE WEST LINE OF N. RUSH STREET, IN THE SUBDIVISION BY THE COMMISSIONERS OF THE ILLINOIS AND MICHIGAN CANAL, RECORDED MAY 2,1848, ANTE-FIRE. RE-RECORDED SEPTEMBER 24,1877 AS DOCUMENT 151604. IN THE SOUTH FRACTIONAL QUARTER OF SECTION 3, TOWNSHIP 39 NORTH, RANGE 14, EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, IN COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, SAID PARCEL CONTAINING 684 SQ FT OR 0.016 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, as shaded and legally described by the words "HEREBY VACATED" on the plat hereto attached as Exhibit A, which plat for greater clarity, is hereby made a part of this

 

 

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ordinance, be and the same is hereby vacated and closed, inasmuch as the same is no longer required for public use and the public interest will be subserved by such vacation.

 

 

SECTION 2. The vacation herein provided for is made upon the express condition that within 180 days after the passage of this ordinance, the Developer shall pay or cause to be paid to the City of Chicago as compensation for the benefits which will accrue to the owner of the property abutting      said      part      of      public      street      hereby      vacated      the sum

                     dollars ($ ),

which sum in the judgment of this body will be equal to such benefits.

 

 

SECTION 3. The vacation herein provided for is made upon the express condition that within one hundred eighty (180) days after the passage of this ordinance, the Developer shall file or cause to be filed for recordation with the Office of the Recorder of Deeds of Cook County, Illinois a certified copy of this ordinance, together with the associated full sized plats as approved by the Acting Superintendent of Maps and Plats.

 

 

SECTION 4. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. The vacation shall take effect and be in force from and after recording of the approved plat.

 

 

Vacation Approved:

Fiebekah Scheinfeld Commissioner of Transportation

 

Approved as to Form and Legality

 

 

 

Lisa Misher

Chief Assistant Corporation Counsel

 

 

 

Honorable Brendan Reilly, Alderman, 42nd Ward

 

 

 

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Chicago Department of Transportation

city of chicago

03/02/18

Mr. Edward Siskel Corporation Counsel Room 600 - City Hall Chicago, IL 60602-1289

 

Attention: Ms. Lisa Misher

Chief Assistant Corporation Counsel

 

Re: Proposed Vacation for Friend Enterprises, LLC ("Gibson's Steakhouse") Commercial File: 03-42-17-3807

Dear Mr. Siskel:

 

Pursuant to a request from Mr. Roy Bernstein, we are transmitting herewith for your review and approval as to form and legality an original and three (3) copies of a proposed vacation of a segment of E. Bellevue Place, between N. State Street and N. Rush Street. This property is located in the 42nd Ward.

 

Friend Enterprises, LLC is the owner of record to the property adjoining the public street to be vacated. The people to contact in connection with this proposed ordinance are attorney Chris Leach at 312-634-5700 and Mr. Roy Bernstein at 312-876-7189.

 

All underground utility agencies arc either not involved or have made suitable arrangements. Section 2 of the ordinance requires compensation to the City for the land being conveyed. Sections 3 and 4 are standard language regarding the ordinance.

 

Sincerely,,

 

 

Rebekah Scheinfeld Commissioner

 

Originated by:

 

 

Luann Hamilton Deputy Commissioner

RS: LH: RD

cc:    v'Alderrnan Reilly (42) J Alderman Anthony Beale

Sandra Foreman/w Attach. Dwg.-s.f. & Ord. (3) file copies

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