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File #: 160633    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 grant of an easement for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the West Parkside Urban Renewal Area, identified by house number and street address as 1718-1726 North Fifty-second street; and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to execute all documents with Centennial Village LP and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the easement.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones
Indexes: REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, WEST PARKSIDE URBAN RENEWAL AREA
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 16063300.pdf, 2. Signature16063300.pdf
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Approving the grant of an easement for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the West Parkside Urban Renewal Area, identified by house number and street address as 1718-1726 North Fifty-second street; and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to execute all documents with Centennial Village LP and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the easement.

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WHEREAS, The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (hereinafter the "Redevelopment Authority") has prepared and submitted an urban renewal plan and a redevelopment proposal for the redevelopment of the West Parkside Urban Renewal Area (hereinafter "West Parkside"), which said plan and proposal were approved by Ordinance of the Council on June 13, 2002, as amended; and

WHEREAS, The Redevelopment Authority has submitted a resolution requesting City Council to approve a redevelopment agreement with Centennial Village LP (the "Redeveloper") for certain properties in West Parkside, some of which are adjacent to a property owned by the Redevelopment Authority located at 1718-1726 North Fifty-second street (the "Property"); and

WHEREAS, The Redeveloper intends to construct a building on the properties adjacent to the Property and has requested an easement of up to a maximum of forty-four feet north of the shared property line on the Property (the "Easement") to be used as a public right-of-way in order to meet certain building code requirements; and

WHEREAS, The Easement will be for the use and benefit of the Redeveloper and the public; and

WHEREAS, The area of the Property that will be subject to the easement is bounded as follows:

1718-1726 North Fifty-second street.

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 westerly side of Fifty-second street (one hundred feet wide) and the south side of Parkside avenue (seventy feet wide); Thence ext...

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