Madonna’s upstairs neighbor at her Central Park West building who complained about blaring music that shook her walls and floor can proceed with claims against the pop icon and against the cooperative building’s board and manager, according to a state judge.
“One of the most basic functions of a residence is to provide shelter from the outside world for its occupants to think, interact and relax in peace,” Manhattan Justice Louis York wrote in George v. Board of Directors of One West 64th Street Inc., 114555-2009. “If the noise caused by Madonna’s activities prevented Plaintiff from being able to use her apartment for these purposes, then the warranty of habitability has been breached.”
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