Bronowiski Mulligan Irrevocable Trust v Bridges

RI Supreme Court, No. 2011-20-Appeal, (PC 06-4651), April 10, 2012: Landlord should be awarded cost of repair for tenant’s damage to wallpaper of restored historic house, plus attorney’s fees, based on unambiguous wording of lease.

The plaintiff landlord alleged that the defendant tenant breached his lease agreement by painting over expensive historical wallpaper inside the landlord’s restored [...]

Committee for The Preservation of The Seattle Federal Reserve Bank Building v Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

United States District Court, W.D. Washington
No. C08-1700RSL, March 19, 2010

The court set aside an agreement by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (FRB) to sell its Seattle branch building, eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. The opinion implies that this decision is the first time a court ever set aside agency [...]

City Of Deadwood v. M. R. Gustafson Family Trust

Supreme Court Of South Dakota, 2010 SD 5, January 13, 2010

A private party sought to demolish a former gas station in Deadwood listed on both the national and state registers of historic places. The proponent of demolition contended that the local Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) could not deny a demolition permit unless the property was also [...]