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File #: 181077    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 12/6/2018 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: Approving the first amendment to 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 6161 West Girard avenue; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the first amendment to the redevelopment contract with Calvary Agape Development Corporation and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the first amendment to the redevelopment contract.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones
Indexes: REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, WEST PHILADELPHIA REDEVELOPMENT AREA
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 18107700.pdf, 2. Signature18107700
Title
Approving the first amendment to 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 6161 West Girard avenue; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the first amendment to the redevelopment contract with Calvary Agape Development Corporation and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the first amendment to 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 executed a redevelopment contract with Calvary Agape Development Corporation (hereinafter "Redeveloper") for a portion of West Philadelphia, identified by house number and street address as 6161 W. Girard Avenue (the "Property"), which said redevelopment contract was approved by Resolution No. 170645, adopted by Council on June 22, 2017; and

WHEREAS, The Redevelopment Authority has prepared a first amendment to the redevelopment contract to, among other things, change the use of the Property and submit revised plans. The area of the Property is bounded as follows:

6161 West Girard avenue.

ALL THAT CERTAIN lot or piece of ground with the building and appurtenances thereto, if any, situate in the Thirty-fourth Ward of the City of Philadelphia and described according to a Survey and Plan thereof, made by George T. Shegog, Esq., Surveyor and Regulator o...

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