The Hughes Company has prevailed in a court fight with residents of Southbridge Towers, who opposed its $850M multifamily high-rise on a lot next to Manhattan's landmark South Street Seaport.

Actually, the court fight pitted a group known as the South Street Seaport Coalition against NYC's Landmark Preservation Commission and Historic Districts Council, which had approved the project.

New York Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron had sided with the petitioners and invalidated the approval of the new residential tower at 250 Water Street, a decision that has now been overturned an appellate court in New York.

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