Monthly Archives: March 2015

From BatteryPark.tv: City’s EDC head, Kyle Kimble, steps down, dealing blow to Howard Hughes Corp’s Seaport and tourist helicopters

From BatteryPark.TV, March 26, 2015: The WSJ is reporting that head of the EDC, Kyle Kimball, is stepping down. This will have major ramifications to Downtown. The main advocate of the status quo with the noisy tourist helicopters was the … Continue reading

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Save Our Seaport Announces New Information Documenting Howard Hughes Corporation’s Intent To Build A ‘Mega Tower’ Adjacent To South Street Seaport

Click to download full Press Release (PDF) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SAVE OUR SEAPORT ANNOUNCES NEW INFORMATION DOCUMENTING HOWARD HUGHES CORPORATION’S INTENT TO BUILD A ‘MEGA TOWER’ ADJACENT TO SOUTH STREET SEAPORT New York, NY (March 22, 2015) – Save Our … Continue reading

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Save Our Seaport Offers An Alternate Vision For The Future Of The Tin And New Market Buildings At New York City’s Historic South Street Seaport

(New York, NY) March 10, 2015 – Save Our Seaport today unveiled alternate plans for the future of the South Street Seaport’s New Market and Tin Buildings. This is the first in a series of SOS proposals geared to keep the public assets of the Seaport working for all New Yorkers.

The plans are in response to the Howard Hughes Corporation’s stalled 1.5 billion dollar redevelopment proposal which would result in the devastation of New York City’s only lasting tribute to its seafaring heritage. Continue reading

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