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Maryanne Gilmartin

P.C. Richard sues Forest City over eminent domain seizure at Pacific Park

It’s the fuse that finally burnt out. Electronics chain P.C. Richard & Son is suing Forest City Ratner over...

P.C. Richard sues Forest City over eminent domain seizure at Pacific Park
Coney Island de Blasio

City’s eminent domain play in Coney Island moving ahead

New York City will seize 75,000 square feet of beachfront property in Coney Island as part of an effort...

City’s eminent domain play in Coney Island moving ahead
Coney Island de Blasio

City plans eminent domain takeover at Coney Island sites

Unlike some of its visitors, city officials have no nostalgia for Coney Island. Now, City Hall wants to bring on...

City plans eminent domain takeover at Coney Island sites
Landlord suits could delay Harlem affordable housing project

Landlord suits could delay Harlem affordable housing project

The city hopes affordable housing and large commercial structures will rise one day on a full block in Harlem...

Landlord suits could delay Harlem affordable housing project
State gets approval to seize Atlantic Yard sites

State gets approval to seize Atlantic Yard sites

The Empire State Development Corporation received the go-ahead yesterday to seize several buildings through eminent domain to make way for a...

State gets approval to seize Atlantic Yard sites
Is eminent domain the answer to bailing out underwater mortgages?

Eminent domain to rescue underwater mortgages: OPINION

The answer to rescuing New York City homeowners from their underwater mortgages lies in the use of a foreclosure-prevention...

Eminent domain to rescue underwater mortgages: OPINION
East Harlem businesses launch countersuit against evictions

East Harlem businesses launch countersuit against evictions

Several East Harlem business owners are ramping up efforts to fight condemnation proceedings that would ultimately lead to their...

East Harlem businesses launch countersuit against evictions
City could seize Brooklyn library to save on rent

City could seize Brooklyn library to save on rent

The city could soon seize a privately-owned Brooklyn library via eminent domain. The McKinley Park branch of the Brooklyn...

City could seize Brooklyn library to save on rent
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S&P calls for greater investor safeguards in debt-related eminent domain

The use of eminent domain to seize debt to help borrowers could lead ratings firm Standard & Poor’s to...

S&P calls for greater investor safeguards in debt-related eminent domain
Attorney Michael Rikon,  the rendering for Willets Point when eminent domain was pursued and New York City Economic Development Corporation president Seth Pinsky

Willets Point businesses hound city for legal fees

After a lengthy eminent domain battle over Queens’ Willets Point, local business owners are still demanding that the city pay...

Willets Point businesses hound city for legal fees
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