NY Court Refuses To Expand Domino Sugar Landmark Site

Law360, New York (January 25, 2012, 7:29 PM EST) -- A New York state appeals court on Tuesday rejected efforts to expand landmark designation status for the former Domino Sugar refinery in Brooklyn to the entire 11-acre site, a move that could have hindered a $1.5 billion residential development plan.

New York City's Landmark Preservation Commission — which decides which buildings to designate as landmarks, restricting future development — was right to deny a community group a rehearing on the agency's decision to not consider an expansion of the landmarked site, a five-judge panel ruled Tuesday....
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