Posts tagged: Tobacco Warehouse

Lawsuit Over Tobacco Warehouse Seeks Redress

Tweet BROOKLYN HEIGHTS — When a high-powered law firm offers its talent pro bono for a legal action, there’s usually a respectable point of law involved. This appears to be the case in a lawsuit brought in state and federal court by the joint efforts of the Brooklyn Heights Association, the New York Landmarks Conservancy and the Fulton Ferry Landing Association. “If they could do this with the Tobacco Warehouse, then they could do it anywhe ... Jump to full article >>

‘Tobacco’ woes! Suit says state lied to feds to privatize Park warehouse

Tweet State parks officials lied to their federal counterparts in order to turn the landmarked Tobacco Warehouse into a privatized development project without any public oversight, a bombshell lawsuit alleges — and on Tuesday, a federal judge ordered the National Park Service to court for an expedited hearing in the case. Last week, Brooklyn Heights groups sued the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, claiming that the a ... Jump to full article >>