Jeff Sexton

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Just $53.5 Million and It's Yours!

Hilary Knight's 1996 portrait of Kay Thompson ...Image via Wikipedia

http://www.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnoughNews/idUSTRE50S4DF20090129

He complained the apartment was "attic-like" with small windows, low ceilings, obstructed views and ugly drainage grates. He demanded the return of his $10.7 million deposit and $30 million in damages.

In a counter suit, El-Ad accused Vavilov of libel and demanded $36 million in damages.

The Plaza overlooks Central Park and has inspired writers such as Kay Thompson, author of the "Eloise" stories about a 6-year-old girl who lived at the hotel, and Neil Simon, who wrote the Broadway play and hit film "Plaza Suite."


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