Gallery Owners Say NYC Hotel Project Needs Enviro Review

Law360, New York (January 11, 2013, 5:18 PM EST) -- The owners of a New York art gallery on Wednesday hit the city's Board of Standards and Appeals and several developers with a lawsuit challenging a BSA decision approving construction on a nearby 25-story hotel, saying the approval occurred without environmental review.

The owners of the Sperone Westwater gallery contend the BSA wrongly approved the tower in violation of state environmental law and city environmental rules and allege the building, which will be more than double the height of adjacent buildings, will block the gallery's light...
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