Court Grants Preliminary Injunction and Article 78 Petition Blocking Construction in Two Bridges Neighborhood

  • August 9, 2019

On August 1, 2019, New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron granted a preliminary injunction and Article 78 Petition blocking the construction of four massive towers in the Two Bridges neighborhood in Manhattan. The New York City Council, represented by ECBAWM, and the Manhattan Borough President sued the City’s development agencies for avoiding the City’s public land use review process, known as ULURP, which requires final approval by the City Council. ECBAWM attorneys Andrew G. Celli Jr.Debbie Greenberger, and David Berman represent the New York City Council.

The decision was covered by the New York Times, New York Post, Gothamist, and Curbed.