“It is abundantly clear that [Fish] filed this action as part of a larger public relations campaign to try to absolve [Fish] . . . from any responsibility for the failure of the 1000 Boylston Street project . . . and instead to lay the blame at the feet of Stephen Weiner and Adam Weiner,” the Weiners said in their filing on Monday.
The Weiners countered that Fish himself sought to kill the $800 million condo tower, alleging that the construction magnate said at a January 2019 meeting, “Let’s end this,” and, “If you want to end this, let’s do this now.”
Paul Popeo, an attorney representing Fish, declined to comment on the Weiners’ claims.
Both sides pursued the project for a desolate corner of the Back Bay — which included a second hotel tower that was later dropped — until August of last year, when Weiner released a statement