EXCERPT: “A group of neighbors opposed to a proposed five-story apartment building at Marshall Avenue and Moore Street is suing the city of St. Paul for negligence. Dubbed the Historic Merriam Park Neighborhoods Association, the coalition of residents claim the city failed to uphold its own zoning code when it granted developer Jon Schwartzman a density bonus for his planned apartment building at 1973-1977 Marshall Ave. ‘The claims are basically that that property is going to be too dense — potential water (run-off) issues, sun and light issues,’ said attorney Mike Obermueller, who is representing the association as well as individual plaintiffs Mary Anderson, Dean Nelson and Scott Van Wert. ‘It’s a lot of building in a very small space.'” FULLSTORY: