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Record #: O2018-8000   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 10/31/2018 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 11/14/2018
Title: Historical landmark designation for West Side YMCA/YWCA Complex at 1513-1539 W Monroe St and 101-109 S Ashland Ave
Sponsors: Misc. Transmittal
Topic: HISTORICAL LANDMARKS - Designation
Attachments: 1. O2018-8000.pdf
Department of Planning and Development city of chicago
October 19,2018


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

RE: Recommendation for the designation of the West Side YMCA/YWCA Complex be designated as a Chicago Landmark, 1513-1539 W. Monroe and 101-109 S. Ashland

Dear Clerk Valencia:

We are filing with your office for introduction at the October 31, 2018, City Council meeting as a transmittal to the Mayor and City Council of Chicago the recommendation of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks that the West Side YMCA/YWCA Complex 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. Sincerely,



Eleanor Esser Gorski, AIA Bureau Chief
Bureau of Planning, Historic Preservation, and Sustainability Department of Planning and Development

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cc: Alderman Jason C. Ervin, 28th Ward (via email without enclosure)


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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 Landmark^ -S^ (the "Commission") has determined that the West Side YMCA/YWCA Complex (the "BuiidingJ, ^ located at 1513-1539 W. Monroe and 101-109 S. Ashland, Chicago, Illinois, legally describeoin 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) of the Municipal Code; and
WHEREAS, the West Side YMCA/YWCA complex exemplifies the importance of the Young Men's Christian Association and the Young Women's Christian Association to the social and cultural history of the City of Chicago;...

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