Author Archives: saveourseaport

Join Us At A Jane’s Walk This Weekend

Join Save Our Seaport (SOS) and the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance (MWA) this weekend as the Municipal Art Society (MAS) commemorates the legacy of the urban activist Jane Jacobs. SOS and MWA will be leading Jane’s Walks through the South Street … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, General | Leave a comment

As New Yorkers File Their Taxes, The Howard Hughes Corporation Avoids Paying Millions In Property Taxes At The South Street Seaport

As millions of New Yorkers file their taxes in time for the April 15th deadline this week, Save Our Seaport is asking: “What is the Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC) paying in property taxes to the City of New York?” Continue reading

Posted in General, Press | Leave a comment

Senator Squadron’s Community Convention and Save Our Seaport’s Next Meeting

Join us as Save Our Seaport attends State Senator Daniel Squadron’s seventh annual Community Convention this Sunday, April 12 on the Lower East Side. US Senator Chuck Schumer will be the keynote speaker. We’re looking forward to meeting with our … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, General | Leave a comment

[Updated] SOS Meeting with Special Guest Speaker / No Landmarks Date Set

Update: Save Our Seaport will postpone our meeting of April 8 in order to avoid any schedule conflicts with Borough President Gale Brewer’s celebration of 50 Years of NYC Landmarks.  We’ll look forward to seeing each other at the U.S. … Continue reading

Posted in Activism, General | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General | Leave a comment

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

Posted in General, Press | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Activism, General | 1 Comment