NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Citi Bike rack near the Plaza Hotel will be staying right where it is.

A judge on Monday tossed out a lawsuit calling for the removal of the station. In the suit filed last October, the hotel claimed the racks were “an eyesore” and “unnecessary when there are other alternatives.”

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The suit also claimed that bike parking has taken away a lane of traffic, leading to congestion of limousines in front of the hotel.

Plaza officials claimed the city reneged on a promise to relocate the bikes, which is why they are moving forward with the suit.

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The rack is not directly in front of the hotel, but rather at the edge of Grand Army Plaza across the street. The rack measures almost 150 feet.

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