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File #: Res 0471-2014    Version: * Name: LU 137 - Landmarks, 242 25th St, Brooklyn (20155175 CCK)
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Committee: Committee on Land Use
On agenda: 11/13/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: Resolution approving the acquisition of property located at 242 25th Street (Block 655, Lots 28 and 30), Borough of Brooklyn, for the construction of new offices and the relocation of the Green-Wood Cemetery Executive Offices (Application No. 20155175 CCK; L.U. No. 137).
Sponsors: David G. Greenfield, Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Attachments: 1. Committee Report, 2. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-13-14, 3. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - November 13, 2014
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
RESOLUTION NO. 471
 
 
Resolution approving the acquisition of property located at 242 25th Street (Block 655, Lots 28 and 30), Borough of Brooklyn, for the construction of new offices and the relocation of the Green-Wood Cemetery Executive Offices (Application No. 20155175 CCK; L.U. No. 137).
 
 
By Council Members Greenfield and Koo
 
         WHEREAS, the Green-Wood Cemetery filed with the Council on October 16, 2014 its application dated October 16, 2014 pursuant to Section 1506 of the New York State Not-for-Profit Corporation Law, for the purchase of property currently occupied by Brooklyn Monument, Inc., located at 242 25th Street (Block 655, Lots 28 and 30) in Community District 7, Borough of Brooklyn, to construct new office space and relocate its executive offices  (No. 20155175 CCK) (the "Application");
 
         WHEREAS, the Application is subject to review and action by the Council pursuant to Section 1506 of the New York State Not-for-Profit Corporation Law;
 
         WHEREAS, upon due notice, the Council held a public hearing on the Application on November 10, 2014; and
 
         WHEREAS, the Council has considered the land use implications and other policy issues relating to the Application;
 
RESOLVED:
 
         Pursuant to Section 1506 of the New York State Not-for-Profit Corporation Law, the Council approves the request for the purchase of property for non-burial purposes located at 242 25th Street (Block 655, Lots 28 and 30), currently occupied by the Brooklyn Monument, Inc., to the Green-Wood Cemetery, as more particularly described as follows:
All that certain plot, piece or parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon erected, situate lying and being in the Borough of Brooklyn, County of Kings, City and State of New York, bounded and described as follows:
242 25th Street; Block 655, Lot 28
BEGINNING at a point on the Southerly side of 25th Street, distant 80 feet:  Westerly from the corner formed by the intersection of the Southerly side of 25th Street with the Westerly side of Fifth Avenue;
RUNNING THENCE Southerly parallel with 5th Avenue, 50 feet;
THENCE Westerly parallel with 25th Street, 20 feet;
THENCE Southerly parallel with 5th Avenue, 50 feet;
THENCE Westerly again parallel with 25th Street, 50 feet; and
THENCE Northerly again parallel with 5th Avenue, 100 feet to the Southerly sided of 25th Street, and Easterly along the Southerly side of 25th Street, 70 feet to the point or place of BEGINNING.
242 25th Street; Block 655, Lot 30
BEGINNING at a point 100 feet Westerly from the Westerly side of 5th Avenue, which said point is distant 100 feet Southerly from the Southerly side of 25th Street;
THENCE running Southerly on a line drawn parallel to 5th Avenue, until it intersects the boundry line between the land late of Joseph Dean, and now, or late of John F. Delaplaine, thence Westerly along said boundry to a point where it would be intersected by a line drawn parallel to 5th Avenue, and 150 feet Westerly therefrom, thence Northerly along said parallel line to a point distant 100 feet Southerly from the Southerly side of 25th Street; and
THENCE Easterly and parallel to 25th Street, to the point or place of BEGINNING.
 
 
Adopted.
 
Office of the City Clerk, }
          The City of New York,  } ss.:
 
I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of a Resolution passed by The Council of The City of New York on November 13, 2014, on file in this office.
 
 
 
 
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City Clerk, Clerk of The Council