Tribeca Landlord Sues Tenant Over Illegal Pandemic Parties


The proprietor of a Tribeca constructing is suing a tenant for repeatedly throwing unlawful events within the constructing with a whole lot of attendees in violation of COVID-19 capability legislation, in accordance with information experiences.

Kurt David, 30, who lived on the constructing at 1 Harrison Avenue, has been arrested twice for the events, together with on March nineteenth when sheriffs broke up a celebration with greater than 123 folks ingesting alcohol, smoking marijuana, and never sporting masks.

An apparently intoxicated 17-year-old teenager needed to be taken to a downtown hospital after he fell down a flight of stairs, in accordance with Sheriff Joseph Fucito. {The teenager} instructed investigators he had purchased alcohol on the social gathering.

David was charged with promoting alcohol to minors, unlawfully coping with kids, and violating emergency orders, and fined $15,000 for failure to guard well being and security. He was beforehand charged with misdemeanors for an additional social gathering on the Harrison Avenue constructing that sheriffs broke up on February twenty eighth.

The lawsuit, filed by Eisdorfer 69 LLC which owns 1 Harrison Avenue, alleges that David was now not a authorized tenant after his one-year lease for the second and third flooring ended January thirty first, the Each day Information reported. The lawsuit additionally named Jean Elbaum-David as one other social gathering promoter.

“The scene Defendants have created seems to be that of a nightclub, inflicting the extreme disturbance to final into the early hours of the morning,” the lawsuit stated, with the 2 hosts charging $100 a head. “These events entice such a high-volume crowd that the Defendants have employed safety guards/bouncers to function the door when letting company into the Premises.”

The lawsuit additionally detailed neighbor complaints that fights broke out on the events, and the massive quantity of rubbish and particles generated by the partygoers, the New York Put up stated.

David couldn’t be reached for remark however he instructed the New York Put up that he’s a authorized resident of the constructing.

“Hire has been paid on time over the length of the full-year lease and resulting from COVID-19, I filed the COVID-19 hardship declaration and the owner holds $36,000 for 2 months safety and one week free lease,” he stated, and added that his lawyer was reviewing the lawsuit.

Eisdorfer 69 LLC is in search of greater than $10,000 in damages, a court docket order to cease the events and to permit the owner and the Division of Buildings entry into the constructing, the Put up reported.