Board Power: Its Sources, Its Uses, Its Limits (NY)

Today’s boards owe a debt of gratitude to Ronald Levandusky and his kitchen.  In 1990, a man named Ronald Levandusky wanted to remodel his kitchen at One Fifth Avenue. In the process, he changed the position of a two-inch steam pipe, which led to his neighbors objecting and the board issuing a stop-work order on the grounds that he had violated the building’s renovation guidelines. (Ironically, Levandusky was on the board when those same guidelines were written.) Levandusky sued to get the order lifted, but eventually lost.    Read the article…………..


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