CAROLINA CRISIS: THIS IS BIGGER THAN YOU By Michael...
Border Wars in the East
The lawsuit was filed Thursday in Manhattan state Supreme Court. It seeks to block a Sept. 17 move by the Empire State Development Corp. to approve a delayed construction plan for the Atlantic Yards project.
The suit was filed by several elected officials and Brooklyn neighborhood groups.
The Empire State Development Corp. and developer Forest City Ratner had no immediate comment.
The lawsuit is the latest of several legal challenges to the 22-acre Atlantic Yards project. The project is to include the basketball arena, office towers and apartments.