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Record #: O2021-5408   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 12/15/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 1/26/2022
Title: Historical landmark designation for Little Village Arch at 3100 W 26th St
Sponsors: Misc. Transmittal
Topic: HISTORICAL LANDMARKS - Designation
Attachments: 1. O2021-5408.pdf
Department of Planning and Development
CITY OF CHICAGO


December 9, 2021

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

RE: Ordinance designating the Little Village Arch (3100 W. 26th Street) as a Chicago Landmark

Dear Clerk Valencia:

We are filing with your office for introduction at the December 15, 2021, City Council meeting as a transmittal to the Mayor and City Council of Chicago the recommendation of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks that the Little Village Arch 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,


Kathleen E. Dickhut Deputy Commissioner
Bureau of Citywide Systems and Historic Preservation Department of Planning and Development

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cc: Alderman George Cardenas, 12th Ward (via email w/ enclosure)


DEC9 '21 2:3iPM
121 NORTH LASALLE STREET, ROOM 1000, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60602


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WHEREAS, pursuant to the procedures set forth in the Municipal Code of Chicago (the "Municipal Code"), Sections 2-120-620 through -690, the Commission on Chicago Landmarks (the "Commission") has determined that the Little Village Arch (the "Arch"), located at approximately 3100 W. 26th Street, Chicago, Illinois, as depicted 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, with its Bienvenidos a Little Village sign, the Arch exemplifies the cultural and social heritage of the Mexican community in Chicago in general and the neighborhood of Little Village specifically; and
WHEREAS, the Arch spans West 26th Street, a commercial street with significant economic heritage as it has serve...

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