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Record #: O2018-6038   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 7/25/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 9/20/2018
Title: Vacation of public alley(s) in area bounded by N Clark St, W Irving Park Rd, N Racine Ave and W Grace St
Sponsors: Tunney, Thomas
Topic: ALLEY - Vacation
Attachments: 1. O2018-6038 (V1).pdf, 2. O2018-6038.pdf
COMMERCIAL VACATION 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 3839-3843 N. Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois, are owned by Clark Apartments LLC ("Developer"); and



WHEREAS, the Developer proposes to use the portion of the alley to be vacated herein for access for a new mixed use development to be constructed on the adjacent lots; 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 alley, described in this ordinance; now therefore,



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


SECTION 1.


VACATION:

THAT PART OF THE EAST-WEST 8.0 FOOT WIDE PUBLIC ALLEY LYING NORTH AND ADJOINING TO THE MOST NORTHERN LINES OF LOTS 22 AND 21, ALL INCLUSIVE, IN THE SUBDIVISION OF BLOCK 1 OF EDSON'S SUBDIVISION IN THE EAST HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 40 NORTH, RANGE 14 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, RECORDED MAY 11,1903 AS DOCUMENT NUMBER 3388947; LYING EAST OF AND ADJOINING THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF N. CLARK STREET; AND LYING WEST OF AND ADJOINING A LINE PERPENDICULAR TO SAID NORTHERN LINES OF LOTS 22 AND 21 BEGINNING AT THE MOST NORTHEASTERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT 21 THEN NORTH FOR A DISTANCE OF 8.0 FEET, ALL IN COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, SAID ABOVE DESCRIBED PARCEL CONTAINING 939.0 SQUARE FEET, OR 0.022 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 ordinance, be and the same is hereby vacated and closed, inasmuch as the ...

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