Development And Land Use

Pier 57 Redevelopment

Location: New York, NY | Date:2014

As counsel to the Hudson River Park Trust, the firm assisted in the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the redevelopment of Pier 57 in Hudson River Park, resulting in approval of the project by the New York City Planning Commission and City Council.

Development And Land Use

Hudson River Park

Location: New York, NY | Date:2013

Sive, Paget & Riesel represented the Hudson River Park Trust (and predecessor entities) in connection with the environmental review conducted in connection with the development of the Hudson River Park in Manhattan. SPR served as environmental counsel in connection with the Environmental Impact Statement required for the Park, and worked with State and local...

Brownfields Redevelopment

Families United for Racial and Economic Equality v. Bloomberg

Location: Brooklyn, NY | Date:2013

On behalf of project developers, SPR obtained dismissal of claims in New  York County Supreme Court brought under the State Environmental Quality Review Act to challenge the mixed-use City Point project in Downtown Brooklyn by community group and labor unions on statute of limitations and standing grounds.

Development And Land Use

Brooklyn Bay Plaza, Coney Island

Location: Brooklyn, NY | Date:2013

The Firm helped obtain Tidal Wetland permits, a Coastal Erosion Hazard Area revision and permit, a Solid Waste Beneficial Use Determination and Oil Spill Program closures for the development of a large retail development and public park.

Development And Land Use

Victoria Theatre Redevelopment

Location: New York, NY | Date:2013

The firm advised the Empire State Development Corporation with respect to the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement for the redevelopment of the site of a historic theater in Harlem with cultural uses and market rate and affordable housing.

Brownfields Redevelopment

East River Realty – First Avenue Project

Location: New York, NY | Date:2013

SPR represents East River Realty Co., LLC, as lead environmental counsel associated with the redevelopment of four parcels of property located along the First Avenue on the east side of Midtown Manhattan, which were the former location of Consolidated Edison’s Waterside Generating Station. East River Realty intends to construct a significant, high-rise development on the...

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