Penn Central Transportation Company v. City of New York
Penn Central Transportation Company
City of New York
That New York City had taken its private property in violation of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments when designating the Grand Central Terminal as an historic landmark.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Daniel M. Gribbon
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Leonard J. Koerner
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun, William J. Brennan, Jr. (writing for the Court), Thurgood Marshall, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Potter Stewart, Byron R. White
Warren E. Burger, William H. Rehnquist, John Paul Stevens
Date of Decision
26 June 1978
That the city of New York's designation of the Grand Central Terminal as a historic landmark, and the limitations on the use of the property inherent in that designation, did not constitute a taking of Penn Central's property.
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