MANHATTAN (CN) - An urban explorer demands $135 million from New York City for shutting down the 19th century tunnel in Brooklyn that he discovered and turned into an historical landmark for the Brooklyn Historical Railway Association.
Robert Diamond, founder and chairman of the Brooklyn Historical Railway Association, sued New York City, its Department of Transportation and Fire Department, and six officials, in Kings County Court.
On Dec. 3, 1844, the Long Island Railroad Company opened the half-mile-long Atlantic Avenue Tunnel in Brooklyn. Continued
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