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Record #: O2022-857   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 3/23/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 4/27/2022
Title: Historical landmark designation for Ludlow Typograph Company building at 2028-2062 N Clybourn Ave
Sponsors: Misc. Transmittal
Attachments: 1. O2022-857.pdf
Department of Planning and Development city of chicago

March 16,2022 -y

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

RE: Ordinance designating thc Ludlow Typograph Company Building (2028-2062 N. Clybourn Avenue) as a Chicago Landmark

Dear Clerk Valencia:

We are filing with your office for introduction at the March 23, 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 Ludlow Typograph Company Building 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


cc: Alderman Brian Hopkins, 2nd Ward (via email w/ enclosure)

Ludlow Typograph Company Building 2028-2062 N. Clybourn 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 Ludlow Typograph Company Building (the "Building") located at approximately 2028-2062 N. Clybourn Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, as more fully described in Exhibit A, attached hereto and incorporated herein, satisfies four (4) criteria for landmark designation as set forth in Section 2-120-620 (1), (3), (4), and (5) ofthe Municipal Code; and

WHEREAS, the Building is significant in Chicago's history for its association with the printing industry, a significant aspect of the city's economic heritage that placed Chicago at the center of American book, magazine, catalog and periodical publishing. Th...

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