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Gewirtz v. Long Beach, City of

Citation: 2 ELR 20523
No. No. 4807/71, 330 N.Y.2d 495, (N.Y. Sup. Ct., 03/24/1972)

A city which has dedicated beach front property to the public may not then act by local ordinance to limit access to the beach to residents of the city and their invited guests. Dedication to a public use can arise when a city accepts land for a public park, administers it as such and the public actually uses it....

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