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Record #: O2022-278   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/26/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 2/23/2022
Title: Historical landmark designation for Seth Warner House at 631 N Central Ave
Sponsors: Misc. Transmittal
Attachments: 1. O2022-278.pdf
Department of Planning and Development city of chicago

January 20,2022

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 Seth Warner House (631 N. Central Avenue) as a Chicago Landmark

Dear Clerk Valencia:

We are filing with your office for introduction at the January 26, 2022, City Council meeting as a transmittal to the Mayor and City Council of Chicago the recommendation of the Commission on Chicago Landmarks that the Seth Warner House 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,
,. _ A

Kathleen Dickhut Deputy Commissioner
Bureau of Citywide Systems and Historic Preservation ends.
cc: The Honorable Emma Mitts, Alderwoman 37th Ward ( w/o enclosures)


Seth Warner House 631 N. Central Avenue
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 Seth Warner House (the "Building"), located at 631 N. Central Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, as more fully described in Exhibit A, attached hereto arid incorporated herein, satisfies three (3) criteria for landmark designation as set forth in Section 2-120-620 (1), (3), and (4) ofthe Municipal Code; and
WHEREAS, built in 1869, the Building is one of the oldest houses in Chicago and the oldest building in the Austin community, as such it reflects the early history of the city when neighborhoods like Austin were rural communities; and
WHEREAS, the Building reflects aspects of Chicago's music culture. From 1924 to 1979, the building h...

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