Notice of Condemnation

Notice of Condemnation

In the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Civil Division: In Re: Condemnation by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property in the 18th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, being property of 2826 Edwards Way and Associates, LLC, its successors, assigns, or any other persons found to have an interest in the property, being identified as Block and Lot No. 3-E-14, for the purpose of roadway construction, particularly reconstructing and maintaining William Street.

To: owners of property, their heirs, executors, administrators, successors, or assigns or any other persons found to have an interest in the following property. Take notice that the City of Pittsburgh, pursuant to Section 305 of the Pennsylvania Eminent Domain Code, 26 Pa. C.S. § 305, gives notice that:

1. The City of Pittsburgh (the “City”) filed a Declaration of Taking on the 8th day of January, 2020, in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Civil Division, at GD 20-000371.

2. The Condemnee is 2826 Edwards Way and Associates, LLC.

3. The Condemnor is the City of Pittsburgh, City-County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

4. This condemnation is authorized by 53 P.S. § 1081.

5. The condemnation was authorized by the City pursuant to Resolution No. 2019-2207, adopted by City Council on November 4, 2019 and signed by the Mayor on November 6, 2019, the original of which may be examined at the address of the Condemnor.

6. The condemnation is for the purpose of roadway construction, particularly reconstructing and maintaining William Street.

7. By means of the Declaration of Taking, fee simple title to the property known as Block and Lot No. 3-E-14, 322-324 Arlington Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, has been condemned.

8. A plan showing the condemned property is available at the address of Condemnor for inspection.

9. Just compensation for the condemnation of the property is secured by the power of taxation of the City.

10. If the Condemnee wishes to challenge the power or right of Condemnor to appropriate the condemned property, the sufficiency of the security, the procedure followed by the Condemnor or the Declaration of Taking, it shall file Preliminary Objections within 30 days after being served with the Notice of Condemnation.

Lawrence H. Baumiller, Assistant City Solicitor

20-00445 Jan 29, 2020