Mike and Nora Mahoney

The Mahoneys came to Riviera Beach, Florida., because they believed they could help make a difference in the city by building up properties already there.  Michael lived in Riviera Beach when he was young, and he particularly remembered the Main Street Plaza when it was vibrant and successful.

  • September 26, 2006    |   Private Property

    Riviera Beach, FL Eminent Domain

    Protecting Kelo’s Victims In Riviera Beach, Florida: City Seeks to Use Eminent Domain To Replace Lower-Income & Minority Residents With Wealthier Ones

    Thanks to IJ’s litigation efforts, the residents of Riviera Beach are no longer haunted by the specter of eminent domain abuse. In the 2005 now-infamous case of Kelo v. New London, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the U.S. Constitution allows the taking of property for private economic development, but it also pointed out that…

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