NEW YORK (AP) – A Greek Orthodox church destroyed on Sept. 11 is taking legal action against the agency that owns ground zero, saying it’s reneged on a promise to rebuild the church.
The Wall Street Journal reports that St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church filed a notice of claim against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Monday. The papers seeks to compel the agency to live up to what it says is a “binding preliminary agreement.”READ MORE: Ben Roethlisberger Announces Retirement After 18 Seasons With Steelers
The two sides spent years negotiating a deal that would let the church rebuild on land south of its original site in exchange for financial help. Negotiations broke down in March.READ MORE: Child Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle In Brooklyn
The agency says it hasn’t seen the papers and declined to comment.MORE NEWS: Remembering Officer Rivera: Wake Today For 22-Year-Old Killed In Line Of Duty In Harlem
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