Atlantic Yards gets a lift, but pledged $200 million infusion still leaves bulk of vast project in doubt; last legal hurdle looms
September 27, 2009 – Media Mention
Crain's New York Business
Scott Mollen notes that the developer of Atlantic Yards is relying on a substantial body of case law that tends to permit eminent domain for development that will drive economic growth and contain affordable housing. He cautions, however, that every case features different facts, and judges scrutinize those facts in deciding how to rule.