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File #: 2022-0662    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 8/19/2022 In control: Committee on Land Use and Economic Development
On agenda: 8/23/2022 Final action: 9/6/2022
Enactment date: 9/6/2022 Enactment #: 486
Effective date: 9/7/2022    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City, to enter into a License Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh Regional Transit and the Bank of New York Mellon for the installation and maintenance of the Virgil Cantini Mosaic, for a cost not to exceed one dollar ($1).
Indexes: LEASE/LICENSE AGREEMENT
Attachments: 1. 2022-0662 Cover Letter PRT Lease LET, 2. Summary 2022-0662

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Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City, to enter into a License Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh Regional Transit and the Bank of New York Mellon for the installation and maintenance of the Virgil Cantini Mosaic, for a cost not to exceed one dollar ($1).

 

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WHEREAS, the Cantini mosaic is a piece of City-owned artwork formerly installed in a pedestrian underpass below Bigelow Boulevard, and removed during the construction of the I-579 “Cap” Project; and

 

WHEREAS, being a historically and culturally valuable asset, it was determined that the mosaic should be preserved and reinstalled in a suitable location; and

 

WHEREAS, a publicly accessible hallway connecting the Steel Plaza T Station with Sixth Avenue was deemed to be the most suitable location for the reinstallation; and

 

WHEREAS, this hallway is owned by the Bank of New York Mellon and maintained by Pittsburgh Regional Transit.

 

 

Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

 

Section 1.  Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the Director of the Department of City Planning, on behalf of the City, to enter into a License Agreement or Agreements with Pittsburgh Regional Transit and the Bank of New York Mellon for the installation and maintenance of the Virgil Cantini Mosaic, for a cost not to exceed one dollar ($1), payable from fund 40022, JDE account 1173400122.53901.00.

 

Section 2.  The agreement shall be in a form approved by the Solicitor.