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Record #: SO2022-2921   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/21/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 11/16/2022
Title: Vacation of public way(s) in area bounded by N Elston Ave, W Dickens Ave, N Southport Ave and W Willow St
Sponsors: Hopkins, Brian
Topic: ALLEY - Vacation, - STREETS - Vacations
Attachments: 1. O2022-2921.pdf, 2. SO2022-2921.pdf, 3. SO2022-2921 (V1).pdf
SUBSTITUTE COMMERCIAL VACATION ORDINANCE


WHEREAS, the City of Chicago ("City ") is a home rule unit of local government pursuant to Article VII, Section 6 (a), ofthe 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, Alloy Property Company, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, owns certain parcels generally bounded by W. Dickens Avenue, N. Kingsbury Street, and the North Branch of the Chicago River (approximately W. Cortland Street), and having the addresses of 1441 -1463 W. Cortland Street, 1501 -1511 W. Cortland Street, 1515-1525 W. Cortland Street, 2044-2048 N. Southport Avenue, 1425-1443 W. Dickens Avenue, 1400-1410. W. McLean Avenue, 1414-1430 W. McLean Avenue, 1401-1443 W. McLean Avenue, 2050-2068 N. Dominick Avenue, 1841-1861 N. Elston Avenue, 1436-1440 W. Armitage Avenue, and 1433-1435 W. Armitage Avenue; and.


WHEREAS 1511 W. Webster LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, owns certain parcels located at approximately 2070-2082 N. Dominick Street; and

WHEREAS, the two above-named limited liability companies shall henceforth be referred to collectively as the "Developers"; and

WHEREAS, the Developers propose to use the portions of the streets and alleys herein vacated for inclusion in a mixed-use development associated with Planned Development 1439, as approved by the City Council of the City ("City Council") on March 13, 2019 ("Planned Development 1439"); and


WHEREAS, the City Council, after due investigation and consideration, has determined that the nature and extent ofthe public use and the public interest to be subserved is such as to warrant the vacation of those portions of the public street, described in the following ordinance; now therefore,


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

SECTION 1. VACATION OF:
ALL THAT (PARCEL V6) PART OF THE NORTH-SOUTHERLY 16 FOOT WIDE PUBLIC ALLEY LYING EASTERLY OF AND ADJO...

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