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File #: 160631    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 6/9/2016 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/16/2016
Title: Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, identified by house number and street address as 4635-4637 West Girard avenue; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Global Leadership Academy Charter School and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones
Indexes: REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, WEST PHILADELPHIA REDEVELOPMENT AREA
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 16063100.pdf, 2. Signature16063100.pdf
Title
Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area, identified by house number and street address as 4635-4637 West Girard avenue; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Global Leadership Academy Charter School and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.

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WHEREAS, In accordance with the provisions of the Urban Redevelopment Law, being the Act of May 24, 1945, P.L. 991, as amended and supplemented, the City Planning Commission of the City of Philadelphia has on August 20, 1963, certified the West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area as a redevelopment area and has completed a detailed redevelopment area plan for the West Philadelphia Redevelopment Area dated March 16, 1962, as amended (hereinafter "West Philadelphia"); and

WHEREAS, The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (hereinafter "Redevelopment Authority") has prepared a redevelopment contract for a portion of West Philadelphia, identified by house number and street address as 4635-4637 West Girard avenue (the "Property"). The area of the Property is bounded as follows:

4635-4637 West Girard avenue.

All that certain lot or piece of ground situate in the Fifty-second Ward of the City of Philadelphia beginning at the point of intersection of the northerly side of Girard avenue (eighty feet wide) with the northeasterly side of Merion avenue (fifty feet wide); Thence extending north fifty degrees, two minutes, three seconds west along the said northeasterly side of Merion avenue, and partially crossing the head of a certain sixty feet wide drainage right-of-way, the distance of one hundred sixty and three hundred fifty-four thousands feet to a point; Thence extending north twenty-seven degrees thirty-five minutes, thirteen seconds east, passing partially through the bed o...

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