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Facts: In 2008, the owner of a building in a historic district of New York City signed a ''Historic Preservation Deed of Easement.'' The deed donated an easement in the building's façade to the Trust for Architectural Easements. The building is a four-story walk-up in the Upper East Side of New York that was built in the 1870s. The easement reserved 2,700 square feet of ''
Facts: Plaintiffs Anthony T. Bavusu and Elyse K. Pyle farm oysters in the water near their home in the County of York, Virginia. On June 17, 2014, the plaintiffs' property was re-zoned from a ''resource conservation'' category to a ''purely residential'' category. Without a special use permit, farming oysters is unquestionably
Facts: George and Tennie Nemchik own property in Cobb County, Georgia adjacent to property owned by Tony Michael Riggs. The Nemchiks claim that they also own an easement across a heavily wooded portion of Riggs's property known as Lot 9. Riggs, who plans to develop his property, denies that an easement across his property even
Facts: The District of Columbia's Board of Zoning Adjustment (the Board) authorized a developer to build an apartment community with no parking. The developer, SB-Urban, LLC (SB-Urban), asserted that the apartment community would be marketed to young professionals who want to live ''car-free in a walkable neighborhood close to urban conveniences
Facts: While performing excavation work on a tunnel construction project in Maple Heights, Ohio, subcontractor Leon Riley (Riley) hit and damaged a telephone conduit owned by Ohio Bell Telephone Company (Ohio Bell). Ohio Bell spent $338,596 to repair the conduit and sued Riley for negligence. A jury found that Riley was not negligent in dealing