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Record #: O2021-3973   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/14/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 10/14/2021
Title: Dedication and vacation of public way(s) in area bounded by W Cermak Rd, S Troy St, W 23rd St and S Kedzie Ave
Sponsors: Cardenas, George A.
Topic: ALLEY - Dedications, - ALLEY - Vacation, - STREETS - Dedications, - STREETS - Vacations
Attachments: 1. O2021-3973.pdf
INTERGOVERNMENTAL VACATION & DEDICATION 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 ofthe 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 2222-2258 S. Troy Street, 3134-3144 W. 23rd Street, 3148-3158 W. 23rd Street and 2223-2259 S. Kedzie Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, are owned by the Public Building Commission of Chicago, ah Illinois municipal corporation ("Public Building Commission"); and


WHEREAS, the Public Building Commission proposes to assemble the aforementioned properties and the portions of the alley to be vacated pursuant to this ordinance, for the benefit of G. Delgado Kanoon Magnet Elementary Public School ("Kanoon Magnet School"); and


WHEREAS, Kanoon Magnet School already has constructed a student playlot and staff parking lot on the areas to be vacated; and


WHEREAS, Kanoon Magnet School already has built a new public alley on an adjacent lot belonging to the Public Building Commission to serve the block; and


WHEREAS the Public Building Commission now wishes to remedy and correct the ownership of the areas being vacated and dedicated; 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 and dedication of the public alleys described in this ordinance; now, therefore,


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


SECTION 1. Legal Descriptions


Dedication of: THE NORTH 16 FEET OF LOT 47 IN DR. WILLIAM PEPPER'S DOUGLAS PARK ADDITION TO CHICAGO IN THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 39 NORTH, RANGE 13 EAST OF THE THIRD PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN. RECORDED AS DOCUMENT* 1158007 DATED SEPTEMBER 18,1889 IN COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, ...

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