Washington Square Tenants Sue To Halt NYU Expansion Plan

Law360, New York (August 16, 2012, 9:54 PM EDT) -- A group of tenants living in high-rise apartment buildings in Washington Square Village sued New York University on Wednesday to stop a portion of the school's controversial expansion plan that they claim will wipe out the complex's private park grounds.

The residents seek to stay a portion of the university's NYU 2031 plan, arguing that the proposed redevelopment would irrevocably eliminate two acres of private park grounds that they say were intended to be a constituent part of the the WSV apartment complex, which is made...
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