Retailer Sues New School Over Construction Of $353M Project

Law360, New York (May 16, 2012, 2:32 PM EDT) -- A New York shoe retailer sued the New School over the construction of a 16-story, $353 million residential and classroom building on Friday, claiming the project is causing damage to its adjacent business.

The suit, filed in New York State Court, alleged that both the design and the construction of the project has both caused physical damage to the store and negatively affected business.

The lower Manhattan-based university broke ground on the project in December 2010. Situated on Fifth Avenue near 14th Street, the structure, known...
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