Vornado Resolves Preservation Battle Over NY Building

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 7:54 PM EST) -- New York developer Vornado Realty Trust has settled a preservationist group's lawsuit by agreeing to request additional landmark status for one of its commercial buildings and promising to restore an iconic sculptural arbor screen owned by JPMorgan Chase & Co., the group announced Wednesday.

Per the settlement, filed in New York state court, a screen of golden metal panels by artist Harry Bertoia will be restored to its Fifth Avenue home and Vornado will request that its building's interior landmark status be expanded to include a...
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