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South Street Seaport Public Forum Scheduled / Our Next Meeting

OUR NEXT MEETING Save Our Seaport’s next public meeting will be this Thursday, October 16th, 6:30pm, in the library at St. Margaret’s. This will be a short get-together to help coordinate outreach for the November 10 Public Forum and the … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor of the New York Times

SOS submitted the following to the New York Times, in response to an October 3rd Letter to the Editor. To the Editor: In a New York Times Letter to the Editor on October 3rd (http://nyti.ms/Z3rqIO), Margaret Newman of the Municipal … Continue reading

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TWO Block Parties This Coming Weekend, followed by an SOS Meeting

Saturday the 27th will be a big day for us downtown. We’re spreading the word about what’s happening at the Seaport, and about our fight to protect this remaining corner of our City’s maritime history from reckless development. That day, … Continue reading

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Howard Hughes Corporation Now Admits It Has Plans For Schermerhorn Row But Won’t Say What They Are

From DowntownPostNYC: HOWARD HUGHES CORPORATION NOW ADMITS IT HAS PLANS FOR SCHERMERHORN ROW BUT WON’T SAY WHAT THEY ARE Landmarked Schermerhorn Row in the South Street Seaport. (Photo: Terese Loeb Kreuzer) The Howard Hughes Corporation – the Dallas-based developer with … Continue reading

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SOS Town Meeting Monday September 15th (updated with more speakers)

Save Our Seaport invites the public to its seventh Town Meeting Monday, September 15, 2014 7:00PM Southbridge Towers Community Room 90 Beekman Street (Map) Guest Speakers will include: Jim Caras, General Counsel and Land Use Director for Borough President Gale … Continue reading

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SOS Response to NY Times Op-Ed: The Source of New York’s Greatness

The Source of New York’s Greatness By RUSSELL SHORTO SEPT. 7, 2014 http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/08/opinion/the-source-of-new-yorks-greatness.html The author speaks eloquently of free trade as the crux of cultures convening in Manhattan. This provided an atmosphere conducive to tolerance, understanding, and prosperity. We can … Continue reading

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Our Next SOS Town Meeting: Wednesday August 27

Save Our Seaport invites the public to its sixth Town Meeting Wednesday, August 27, 2014 6:30-7:30PM St. Margaret’s House Conference Room 49 Fulton Street Guest Speakers include: Roland Lewis, Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance Victor Papa, Two Bridges Neighborhood Council After the … Continue reading

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