Sushi Samba fined $500 K for illegal roof structure

Sushi Samba on Seventh Avenue South in the West Village shown with its new second story addition. Photo:Morgan Kunz.

Illegal roof space used for 5 years while case was pending. After receiving a Landmarks permit in 2000 to add a decorative wooden trellis to its roof garden, owners of Sushi Samba, a Greenwich Village restaurant made popular by Sex & The City, instead built a steel-reinforced trellis that it covered in canvas roofing, making its … <Read More>