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Record #: O2011-3646   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 5/4/2011 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Transportation and Public Way
Final action: 7/6/2011
Title: Vacation and opening of public alley(s) in area bounded by W Madison St and S Western Ave and S Western Ave
Sponsors: Fioretti, Bob
Topic: ALLEY - Openings
Attachments: 1. O2011-3646.pdf
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, the properties at 2325-2359 W. Madison Street, 1-39 S. Western Avenue, 2324-2358 W. Monroe Avenue (the "Properties") are owned by the City; and
WHEREAS, the City's Department of Housing & Economic Development proposes to assemble the Properties including portions of certain alleys to be vacated, as legally described herein; and the opening of a new alley for public use, as legally described in the following ordinance; and
WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Chicago, after due investigation and consideration, has determined that the nature and extent of public use and the public interest to be subserved is such as to warrant the vacation of part of the public alleys and the opening of a new public alley legally described in the following ordinance; now, therefore,
SECTION 1. | 1) An Alley Vacation legally described as:
That part of the east-west and north-south public alleys in Block 9 of Rockwell's Addition to Chicago in the Northeast Quarter of Section 13, Township 39 North, Range 13 East and the West Half of the Northwest Quarter of Section 18, Township 39 North, Range 14 East ofthe Third Principal Meridian, recorded July 18, 1854, a part of said block having been subsequently divided as: Potwin's Subdivision of the North 449 feet of Lot 1, Block 9 in said Rockwell's Addition to Chicago; Potwin's Subdivision ofthe North 267.8 feet of Lots 3 and 4, Block 9, in said Rockwell's Addition to Chicago, recorded August 14, 1888 as document number 992658; Subdivision of that part North of Monroe Street of the East Four Fifths Lot 2 Block 9, in said Rockwell's Addition to Chicago recorded August 1, 1894 a...

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