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File #: 210848    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: WITHDRAWN FROM CALENDAR
File created: 10/21/2021 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, identified by house numbers and street addresses as 1604-1608 Page street, 1610 Page street, 1612 Page street, 1614 Page street and 1616 Page street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, Inc. and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker
Indexes: MODEL CITIES URBAN RENEWAL AREA
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 21084800

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Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, identified by house numbers and street addresses as 1604-1608 Page street, 1610 Page street, 1612 Page street, 1614 Page street and 1616 Page street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, Inc. 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 the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area (hereinafter “Model Cities”), which said plan and proposal were approved by Ordinance of the Council on December 15, 1969, as amended; and

 

WHEREAS, The Redevelopment Authority has prepared a redevelopment contract for a portion of Model Cities, identified by house numbers and street addresses as 1604-1608 Page street, 1610 Page street, 1612 Page street, 1614 Page street, and 1616 Page street (collectively, the “Properties”). The area of the Properties is bounded as follows:

 

1604-1608 Page street. All that certain lot or piece of ground situated in the Thirty-second Ward of the City of Philadelphia beginning at a point of the south side of Page street (forty feet wide) at the distance of one hundred one feet ten inches west from the west side of Sixteenth street (fifty feet wide).  Containing in front or breadth on the said Page street forty-eight feet and extending of that width in length or depth southward between parallel lines at right angles to the said Page street fifty-one feet to a point on the north side of a certain four feet wide alley that extends eastward communicating with a certain three feet wide alley that extends northward into the said Page street and southward into Norris street (fifty feet wide).

 

1610 Page street. All that certain lot or piece of ground with the buildings and appurtenances thereto, if any, situate in the Thirty-second Ward of the City of Philadelphia on the south side of Page street beginning at the distance of two hundred twenty-nine feet ten inches eastward from the east side of Seventeenth street.  Containing in front or breadth on said Page street sixteen feet and extending in length or depth southward of that width, between parallel lines with the said Seventeenth street, fifty-one feet to a four feet wide alley which communicates with a three feet wide alley which extends from Page street to Norris street.

 

1612 Page street. All that certain lot or piece of ground with the buildings and appurtenances thereto, if any, situate in the Thirty-second Ward of the City of Philadelphia on the south side of Page street at the distance of two hundred thirteen feet ten inches eastward from the east side of Seventeenth street.  Containing in front or breadth on the said Page street sixteen feet and extending of that width in length or depth, between parallel lines to the said Seventeenth street, fifty-one feet to a certain four feet wide alley which communicates with a three feet wide alley which extends from Page street to Norris street.

 

1614 Page street.  All that certain lot or piece of ground with building and appurtenances thereto if any, located in the Thirty-second Ward of the City of Philadelphia and described in accordance with a plan made by Ben H. Joseph, Surveyor and Regulator for the Third Survey District on February 14, 1964, as follows: situate on the southerly side of Page street (forty feet wide) at the distance of one hundred ninety-seven feet ten inches from the easterly side of Seventeenth street (fifty feet wide);  Containing in front or breadth sixteen feet and extending of that width in length or depth southwardly, between parallel lines with Seventeenth street, the distance of fifty-one feet to the northerly side of a certain four feet wide alley.

 

1616 Page street. All that certain lot or piece of ground with building and appurtenances thereto, if any, situate in the Thirty-second Ward of the City of Philadelphia on the south side of Page street at the distance of one hundred eighty-one feet ten inches eastward from the east side of Seventeenth street;  Containing in front or breadth on the said Page street sixteen feet and extending in length or depth southward of that width, between parallel lines with the said Seventeenth street and Eighteenth street respectively, fifty-one feet to a certain four feet wide alley which communicates with two three feet wide alleys and extends from Page street to Norris street.

 

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

 

WHEREAS, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, Inc. 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 the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, 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 Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, Inc. (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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