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Hours before its late-night press conference, Sunroad Enterprises lawyers notified the city’s attorneys of its decision to take down portions of the 180-foot-tall building so it complies with federal regulations.
Here’s a copy the letter. In it, Sunroad attorney Patrick Gunn said the company will capitulate to the city’s request “albeit under protest and with full reservation of its rights to seek all appropriate compensation.” Sunroad is seeking $40 million from the city, claiming it is at fault for allowing the building to be permitted above the Federal Aviation Administration’s 160-foot height limit.