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File #: 190982    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 12/5/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Haddington Urban Renewal Area, Unit No. 1, identified by house numbers and street addresses as 5508 Haverford avenue, 5510 Haverford avenue, 5512 Haverford avenue and 5514 Haverford avenue; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Haverford Apartments LP and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones
Indexes: HADDINGTON URBAN RENEWAL AREA, REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 19098200, 2. Signature19098200

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Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Haddington Urban Renewal Area, Unit No. 1, identified by house numbers and street addresses as 5508 Haverford avenue, 5510 Haverford avenue, 5512 Haverford avenue and 5514 Haverford avenue; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Haverford Apartments LP and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.

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WHEREAS, The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (hereinafter "Redevelopment Authority") has prepared and submitted an urban renewal plan and a redevelopment proposal for the redevelopment of Haddington Urban Renewal Area, Unit No. 1  (hereinafter "Haddington”), which said plan and proposal were approved by Ordinance of the Council on August 9, 1967, as amended; and

WHEREAS, The Redevelopment Authority has prepared a redevelopment contract for a portion of Haddington, identified by house numbers and street addresses as 5508 Haverford avenue, 5510 Haverford avenue, 5512 Haverford avenue and 5514 Haverford avenue (collectively, the “Properties”).  The area of the Properties are bounded as follows:

5508 Haverford avenue.

ALL THAT CERTAIN lot or piece of ground with the building and appurtenances, thereto, if any, situate on the south side of Haverford avenue at the distance of seventy-eight feet four and one-half inches westward from the west side of Fifty-fifth street in the Fourth Ward of the City of Philadelphia;  Containing in front or breadth on the said Haverford avenue fourteen feet and extending of that width in length or depth southward between parallel lines with the said Fifty-fifth street sixty feet.

 

5510 Haverford avenue.

ALL THAT CERTAIN lot or piece of ground with the building and appurtenances thereto, if any, situate on the south side of Haverford avenue at the distance of ninety-two feet four and one-half inches westward from the west side of Fifty-fifth street in the Fourth Ward of the City of Philadelphia;  Containing in front or breadth on the said Haverford avenue fourteen feet and extending of that width in length or depth southward sixty feet.

5512 Haverford avenue.

ALL THAT CERTAIN lot or piece of ground with the building and appurtenances thereto, if any, situate on the south side of Haverford avenue at the distance of one hundred six feet four and one-half inches westward from the west side of Fifty-fifth street in the Fourth Ward of the City of Philadelphia;  Containing in front or breadth on the said Haverford avenue fourteen feet and extending in length or depth southward on a line parallel with the said Fifty-fifth street sixty feet.

5514 Haverford avenue.

ALL THAT CERTAIN lot or piece of ground with the building and appurtenances thereto, if any, situate on the south side of Haverford avenue at the distance of one hundred twenty feet four and one-half inches westwardly from the west side of Fifty-fifth street in the Fourth Ward of the City of Philadelphia;  Containing in front or breadth on the said Haverford avenue fourteen feet and extending of that width in length or depth southward on a line parallel with the said Fifty-fifth street sixty feet.

The said redevelopment contract is in substantial conformity with the amended urban renewal plan and the amended redevelopment proposal approved by Council.

WHEREAS, Haverford Apartments LP desires to enter into the said redevelopment contract for the Properties.

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That the redevelopment contract submitted by the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (hereinafter "Redevelopment Authority") for the redevelopment of that portion of Haddington Urban Renewal Area, Unit No.1, as hereinabove more particularly described, is hereby approved.  City Council authorizes the Redevelopment Authority to proceed with minor changes in substantial conformity with the hereby approved redevelopment contract. The Redevelopment Authority is authorized to execute the hereby approved redevelopment contract with Haverford Apartments LP (hereinafter "Redeveloper").  The Redevelopment Authority and the Redeveloper are authorized to take such action in substantial conformity to the redevelopment contract as may be necessary to carry it out.

RESOLVED, The Redevelopment Authority and the Redeveloper are authorized to prepare or cause to be prepared for introduction into the Council such ordinances or resolutions as may be necessary for changes in zoning, streets, alleys, public ways, street patterns, location and relocation of public utilities, and related items which are required in order to facilitate and effectuate the redevelopment contract hereby approved.  Accordingly, the Council hereby declares that it will cooperate in helping to carry out the redevelopment contract and requests the various officials, departments, boards and agencies of the City having administrative responsibilities in the premises likewise to cooperate to such end and to exercise their respective functions and powers in a manner consistent with the redevelopment contract.

 

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