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1900-1919 | 1920-1929 | 1930-1939 | 1940-1949 | 1950-1969 | 1970-Present

1900 - 1919
Bernardine v. City of New York, 294 N.Y. 361 (1945); see also, Cohen v. Hallmark Cards, Inc., 45 N.Y. 2d 493 (1978)

People ex rel. Goetzger v. Roosevelt, 7 App.Div. 181 (1st Dept. 1896); People ex rel. Howard v. Roosevelt, 15 App.Div. 401 (1st Dept.), aff’d, 153 N.Y. 689 (1897).

In re Hummel, 122 App.Div. 887 (1st Dept. 1907)

Williams v. City of New York, 130 App.Div. 182 (1st Dept. 1909).

Roberts v. New York Life Ins. Co., 195 App.Div. 97 (1st Dept. 1921), aff’d, 233 N.Y. 639 (1922)

Snare and Triest Co. v. City of New York, 191 App.Div. 184 (1st Dept. 1920), aff’d, 233 N.Y. 528 (1922).

Rose v. New York and Harlem Railroad Co., 108 App.Div. 206 (1st Dept. 1905).

City of New York v. Fulton Street Railroad Co., 130 App.Div. 791 (1st Dept. 1909).

Yellow Taxicab Co. v. William Gaynor, 159 App.Div. 893 (1st Dept. 1913).

Parson v.. Van Wyck, Mayor of the City of New York, 56 App.Div. 329 (1st Dept. 1900).

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1920 - 1929

People v. Charles Schweinler Press, 163 App. Div. 620 App.Div. 620 (1st Dept.), aff’d, 214 N.Y. 395 (1915), writ of error dismissed, 242 U.S. 618 (1916).

Altman v. Schlesinger 204 App.Div. 513 (1st Dept. 1923).

Compagnie de Trefileries and Laminoirs Du Havre v. France and Canadian Steamship Co., 192 App.Div. 709 (1st Dept. 1920), aff’d, 233 N.Y. 596 (1922)

Russian Socialist Federated Soviet Republic v. Jacques Roberto Cibrario, 201 App.Div. 888 (1st Dept.), aff’d, 235 N.Y. 255 (1921).

Shubert Theatrical Co. v. Gallagher, 206 App.Div. 514 (1st Dept. 1923).

Harry Rogers Theatrical Enterprises v. Comstock, 225 App.Div. 34 (1st Dept. 1928)

Fairbanks v. Winik, 206 App.Div. 451 (1st Dept. 1923).

Reiley v. Waterson, 202 App.Div. 634 (1st Dept. 1922), aff’d, 235 N.Y. 580, rearag. Denied, 236 N.Y. 542 (1923).

Alexander Woolcott v. Lee Shubert, 169 App.Div. 194 (1st Dept. 1915)

People v. Hammerstein, 155 App.Div. 204 (1st Dept. 1913, aff’d, 211 N.Y. 552 (1914)

A.M. Woods TheatreCo. V. Gilchrist, Commissioner of Licenses of the City of N.Y. , 200 App.Div. 128 (1st Dept.), rev’d, 233 N.Y. 616 (1922).

Boer v. Garcia, 208 App.Div. 841 (1st Div. 1924, aff’d, 240 N.Y. 9 (1925)

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1930 - 1939

Matter of the Investigation of the Magistrates’ Court in the First Judicial Department and the Magistrates there of. Order signed by Appellate Division Aug. 25, 1930. (Appointment of Samuel Seabury as Referee).

Matter of the Application of the City of New York, Relative to the Manhattan Railway Company, 238 App.Div. 832 (1st Dept. 1933), aff’d, 265 N.Y. 170 (1934), aff’d, 295 U.S. 264 (1935).

Matter of the City of New York, Relative to Acquiring Title to Lands of the Bronx as a Site for the Triborough Bridge, 249 App.Div. 579 (1st dept.), aff’d, 274 N.Y. 581 (1937).

Matter of Acquiring Title by the City of N.Y. as Sites for Parkway and Park Purposes, 259 App.Div. 552 (1st Dept.), aff’d, 284 N.Y.48 (1940), aff’d, 313 U.S. 540 (1941).

Matter of Acquiring Title by the City of N.Y. for the Opening and Extending of the Saw Mill River Parkway, 252 App.Div. 842 (1st Dept. 1937).

Matter of Acquiring Title by the City of New York for the Opening and Extending of East River Drive, 264 App.Div. 555 (1st Dept. 1942), aff’d, 298 N.Y. 843 (1949).

Matter of Acquiring Title by the City of New York for the Housing Project of Stuyvesant Town Corporation, 269 App.Div. 1017 (1st Dept. 1945).

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1940 - 1949

Nicholas Voevodine v. Government of the Commander-in- Chief of Armed Forces in the South of Russia, 232 App.Div. 204 (1st Dept.), aff’d, 257 N.Y. 557 (1931).

M. Solimoff & Co. v. Standard Oil Co., 237 App.Div. 686 (1st Dept.), aff’d, 262 N.Y. 220 (1933).

Peters v. Moses, 259 App.Div. 307 (1st Dept. 1940).

Hamilton v. Moses, 275 App.Div. 76 (1st Dept. 1949).

Werfel v. Zivnostenska Banka, 260 App.Div. 747 (1st Dept. 1940), rev’d, 287 N.Y. 91 (1941).

Von Hofmannsthal v. Wolfe, 276 App.Div. 223 (1st Dept. 1949).

H.P. Drewry v. Onassis, 266 App.Div. 292 (1st Dept. 1943), aff’d, 291 N.Y. 779 (1944).

Elizabeth Roper v. Patrick Walsh, as Fire Commissioner, 264 App.Div. 325 (1st Dept.), aff’d, 289 N.Y. 546 (1942).

People v. Reiman, 266 App.Div. 505 (1st Dept. 1943).

In re Greenberg, 267 App.Div. 530 (1st Dept.), lv. Denied, 267 App.Div. 974 (1st Dept. 1944).

Winternitz v. Morton, 272 App.Div. 339 (1st Dept.), aff’d, 297 N.Y. 541 (1947).

Weitzner v. Stickman, 271 App.Div. 255 (1st Dept. 1946).

Edward Sullivan v. Daily Mirror, Inc., 232 App.Div. 507 (1st Dept. 1931).

Macaulay Co. v. Walter Winchell, 259 App.Div. 300 (1st Dept. 1940).

Curtis B. Dall v. Time, Inc., 252 App.Div. 636 (1st Dept. 1937), aff’d, 278 N.Y. 635 (1938).

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1950 - 1969

Polakoff v. Hill, 261 App.Div. 777 (1st Dept. 1941).

Noone v. Fred Perlberg, Inc., 268 App.Div. 149 (1st Dept. 1944), aff’d, 294 N.Y. 680 (1945).

Liza Company v. Mark Hellinger Theatre, Inc., 19 A.D.2d 288 (1st Dept. 1963), aff’d, 14 N.Y.2d 891 (1964).

In the Matter of Vivienne W. Neariing, 16 A.D.2d 516 (1st Dept. 1962).

Ciarlo v. N.Y. City Employees’ Retirement System, 270 App.Div. 594 (1st Dept. 1946), aaff’d, 296 N.Y. 962 (1947).

Schneider v. Kennat, 267 App.Div. 589 (1st Dept.), lv. Denied, 267 App.Div. 954 (1st Dept. 1944).

St. Nicholas Cathedral of the Russian Orthodox Church in North America v. Kedroff and Fedchenkoff, as Archbishop ofo the Arch-Diocese of North America and the Aleutian Islanads of the Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church, 276 App.Div. 309 (1st Dept.), rev’d, 302 N.Y. 1, (1950), rev’d, 344 U.S. 94 (1952).

Gambuzza v. Time, Inc., 18 A.D.2d 351 (1st Dept. 1963).

John H. Faulk v. AWARE, Inc., 19 A.D.2d 464 (1st Dept. 1963), aff’d, 14 N.Y. 899 (1964).

Van Blerkom v. Donovan, 22 A.D.2d 71 (1st Dept. 1964, aff’d, 15 N.Y.2d 399 (1965)

Holland v. Edward, 282 App.Div. 353 (1st Dept. 1953), aff’d, 307 N.Y. 38 (1954)

American Jewish Congress v. Carter, 10 A.D.2d 833 (1st Dept. 1960), aff’d, 9 N.Y.2d 223 (1961); Shpritzer v. Lang, 17 A.D.2d 285 (1Dept. 1962), aff’d, 13 N.Y.2d 744 (1963).

Lichtenstein v. Jansen, 4 A.D.2d 465 (1st Dept. 1957), aff’d, 5 N.Y.2d 995 (1959).

Hill v. Hayes and Time, Inc., 18 A.D.2d (1st Dept. 1963), app. after remand, 15 N.Y.2d 986 (1965), vacated, 385 U.S. 374 (1967).

Clark v. Iceland Steamship Company, Ltd., 6 A.D.2d 544 (1st Dept. 1958) lv. Denied 7 A.D.2d 837 (1st Dept. 1959). Connolly v. O’Malley, 17 A.D.2d 411 (1st Dept. 1962).

Connolly v. New York Shipping Ass’n, 20 A.D.2d 18 (1sst Dept. 1963), aff’d, 15 N.Y.2d 903 (1965).

In re Iino Shipbuilding v. Hellenic Lines, Ltd., 6 A.D.2d 159 (1st Dept. 1958), aff’d, 5 N.Y.2d 987 (1959).
Dallesandro v. Henry Holt and Co., 4 A.D.2d 470 (1st Dept.), app. dismissed, 7 N.Y.2d 735 (1957).

In re Bronx River Expressway, 282 App.Div. 925 (1st Dept. 1953), aff’d, 308 N.Y. 782 (1955).

Matter of the N.Y. Port Authority, Relating to Acquiring Title to Real Property - George Washington Bridge, 12 A.D.2d 18 (1st Dept. 1960).

Courtesy Sandwich Shop v. Port of New York Authority, 17 A.D.2d 590 (1st Dept.), rev’d, 12 N.Y.2d 379, app. dismissed, 375 U.S. 78, reh’g denied, 375 U.S. 960 (1963)

Matter of the Port Authority, Relative to Acquiring Title to Real Property for the Lincoln Tunnel, 1 A.D.2d 801 (1st Dept. 1956), rev’d, 2 N.Y.2d 296 (1957).

Matter of Parkview Ass’n v. City of New York, 129 A.D.2d 405 (1st Dept. 1987), aff’d, 71 N.Y.2d 274 (1988)

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1970 - 1996

Pennsylvania Central Transportation Co. v. City of N.Y., 50 A.D.2d 265 (1st Dept. 1975), aff’d, 42 N.Y.2d 324 (1977), aff’d, 438 U.S. 104, reh’g denied, 439 U.S. 883 (1978).

Shubert organization v. Landmark Preservation Commission of the City of New York and Save the Theatres, Inc., 166 A.D.2d 115 (1st Dept.), lv. Denied, 79 N.Y.2d 751 (1991), cert. Denied, 504 U.S. 946 (1992).

Save the Audubon Coalition v. City of New York, 180 A.D.2d 348 (1st Dept. 1992), lv. denied, 81 N.Y.2d 702 (1993).

Matter of London, Chairman of the Coalition to Save Naumberg Bandshell v. Art Commission of the City of N.Y., 190 A.D.2d 557 (1st Dept.), lv. denied, 82 N.Y.2d 652 (1993).

Rector v. Committee to Preserve St. Bartholomew’s Church, Inc., 84 A.D.2d 309 (1st Dept.), stay denied, 56 N.Y.2d 592 (1982).

Rector v. Committee to Preserve St. Bartholomew’s Church, Inc., 85 A.D.2d 425 (1st Dept.), aff’d, 56 N.Y.2d 71, reh’g denied, 57 N.Y.2d 674 (1982).

McCain v. Koch, 117 A.D.2d 198 (1st Dept. 1987), rev’d in part, 70 N.Y.2d 109, app. after remand, 136 A.D.2d 473 (1st Dept. 1988).

Lamboy v. Gross, 126 A.D.2d 265 (1st Dept. 1987).

Eldredge v. Koch, 98 A.D.2d 675 (1st Dept. 1983).

Mixon v. Grinker, 212 A.D.2d 183 (1st Dept. 1995).

Doe v. Dinkins, 192 A.D.2d 270 (1st Dept. 1993).

Thomas S. v. Robin Y., 209 A.D.2d 298 (1st Dept. 1994), app. dismissed, 86 N.Y.2d 779 (1995).

Matter of Kaywonne M., 210 A.D.2d 54 (1st Dept. 1994).

Matter of Adult Anonymous II, 88 A.D.2d 30 (1st Dept. 1982).

Commissioner of Social Services of the City of N.Y., o/b/o Celia D. v. Hector S., 628 N.Y.S.2d 270 (1st Dept. 1995); see also, In re Estate of Janis, 210 A.D.2d 101 (1st Dept. 1994).

Bechler v. Eli Lily Co., 79 A.D.2d 317 (1st Dept. 1981), aaff’d, 55 N.Y.2d 571 (1982).

In re New York County Asbestos Litigation, Brooklyn Naval Shipyard Cases, 188 A.D.2d 214 (1st Dept.), aaff’d, 82 N.Y.2d 821 (1993).

Penn Central Transportation Co. v. City of N.Y., 50 A.D.2d 265 (1st Dept. 1975), aff’d, 42 N.Y.2d 324 (1977), aff’d, 438 U.S. 104, reh’g denied, 439 U.S. 883 (1978).

Board of Trustees of the Museum of American Indian, Heye Foundation v. Board of Trustees of the Huntington Free Library and Readiing Room, 197 A.D.2d 64 (1st Dept. 1994), lv. denied, 86 N.Y.2d 702 (1995).

Immuno A.G. v. J. Moor-Jankowski, 145 A.D.2d 114 (1st Dept. 1989), aff’d, 74 N.Y.2 548 (1989), vacated, 497 U.S. 1021 (1990), on remand, 77 N.Y.2d 235, cert. denied, 500 U.S. 954 (1991).

People ex rel Maxian v. Brown, 164 A.D.2d 56 (1st Dept. 1990), aff’d, 77 N.Y.2d 422 (1991).

Hampton v. Guare, 195 A.D.2d 366 (1st Dept.), lv. denied, 82 N.Y.2d 659 (1993).

Allen v. Gordon, 86 A.D.2d 514 (1st Dept.), aff’d, 56 N.Y.2d 780 (1982).

Brinkley v. Casablancas, 80 A.D.2d 428 (1st Dept. 1981).

Mercury Bay Boatiang v. San Diego Yacht Club, 150 A.D.2d 82 (1st Dept. 1989), aff’d 76 N.Y.2d 256 (1990).

Spahn v. Julian Messner Inc., 23 A.D.2d 216 (1st Dept. 1965), aff’d, 18 N.Y.2d 324 (1966), vacated, 387 U.S. 239, on remand, 20 N.Y.2d 752, on rearg., 21N.Y.2d 124 (1967), app. dismissed, 393 U.S. 1046 (1968).

Parks v. Steinbrenner, 131 A.D.2d 60 (1st Dept. 1987). Namath v. Sports Illustrated, 48 A.D.2d 487 (1st Dept. 1975), aff’d, 39 N.Y.2d 897 (1976).

New York Road Runner’s Club v. New York State Division of Human Rights, 81 A.D.2d 519 (1st Dept. 1981), aff’d, 55 N.Y.2d 122 (1982).

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Acknowledgements

The Court would like to express its sincerest appreciation to the members of the Committee on the Centennial for the long hours and hard work they undertook in the preparation of this book on the first century of the First Department: Ronald E. Cohen, Esq.; Sidney H. Gribetz, Esq.; Marcia S. Huttner; Ann D. Lopatto, Esq.; James C. Neely; Emily M. Olshansky, Esq.; Ruth E. Smith, Esq.

The Court also wishes to extend its thanks to the following individuals who contributed their expertise to this project:

 

Contributor Position
Hon. Norman Goodman New York County Clerk and Clerk of the Supreme Court
Hon. Leo Levy Bronx County Clerk and Clerk of the Supreme Court William J. Diamond - Commissioner, Department of General Services of the City of New York
George J. Rios Commissioner, Department of Records and Information Services of the City of New York
Kenneth R. Cobb Director, Municipal Archives
Bruce Abrams Archivist, New York County Clerk’s Office
Adrienne Bresnan Assistant Commissioner for Preservation, Division of Design and Construction Services, Department of General Services
Lenora A. Gidlund Deputy Director, Municipal Archives
Charles Suddarth Kelly Historiographer in Classical Architecture and Sculpture
Hannah McAninch Deputy, Historic Preservation Office, Department of General Services
Robert Sink Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscripts Division, New York Public Library
Joseph Van Nostrand Supervising Archivist, New York County Clerk’s Office