Record #: O2023-58   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/18/2023 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards
Final action: 3/15/2023
Title: Historical landmark designation for Pioneer Arcade at 1535 N Pulaski Rd
Sponsors: Misc. Transmittal
Attachments: 1. O2023-58.pdf
Department of Planning and Development city of chicago

January 11, 2023
Chicago City Clerk-Council Liu.

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

RE: Recommendation for designation of the Pioneer Arcade at 1535 North Pulaski Road as a Chicago Landmark

Dear Clerk Valencia:

We are tiling with your office for introduction at the January 18, 2023, City Council meeting as a transmittal to the Mayor and City Council of Chicago the recommendation ofthe Commission on Chicago Landmarks that the Pioneer Arcade be designated as a Ghicago 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.

Kathleen E. Dickhut Deputy Commissioner
Bureau of Citywide Systems & Historic Preservation ends.
cc: Alderman Roberto Maldonado, 26th Ward (via email without enclosure)


Pioneer Arcade 1535-1545 North Pulaski Road
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 Pioneer Arcade (the "Building"), located at 1535-1545 North Pulaski Road, Chicago, Illinois, as more fully described in Exhibit 1, subject to title and survey review, and attached hereto and incorporated herein, satisfies two (2) criteria for landmark designation as set forth in Section 2-120-620 (1) and (4) ofthe Municipal Code; and
WHEREAS, the Building is an important manifestation of America's early twentieth-century leisure culture embodied in the games of bowling and billiards; and
WHEREAS, the Building represented a new, family-friendly era for bowling and billiards, indoor sports which largely had been associated with saloons where mos...

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