The Eagle reports that New York Supreme Court Justice Lawrence Knipel has, as he did before, dismissed the suit brought by Save the View Now. Following the earlier decision, STVN filed a new action, claiming newly discovered evidence concerning plans for structures other than “mechanicals” on the Pierhouse roof, and that property leases between the […]
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As was earlier reported, the group Save The View Now claimed to have new evidence, in the form of building plans that show uses other than “mechanicals” for the rooftop structures on the Pierhouse and provisions in the governing land lease between the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation and the developers, Toll Brothers, that are said […]
Justice Lawrence Knipel’s decision in the litigation over the obstruction of the Brooklyn Bridge view by the Pierhouse structure is best summed up in his conclusion, which begins: The casual passerby walking along Brooklyn’s majestic Promenade is struck with an indelible impression that these buildings…are simply too large…When our government had the opportunity to significantly […]
Update: Channel 12 will have coverage of the case this evening (Friday, May 22) at 6:30 and 10:00. New York Supreme Court Justice Lawrence Knipel yesterday extended the temporary restraining order prohibiting construction work on the southern (“Parcel B”) portion of the Pierhouse structure (the part nearest the Brooklyn Heights Promenade) that would cause the […]
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