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Tuesday’s Landmarks Preservation Commission Public Hearing is Open to All of Us!

Here’s what the Landmarks Preservation Commission had to say about the new design of Pier 17 back in 2012. It’s an example of the kinds of things that concern the LPC. It also shows how the first design of Pier … Continue reading

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Reminder! The Landmarks Preservation Commission Hearing is Tuesday, August 4

The Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing agenda for Tuesday, August 4 now shows the Seaport application as Item 13, final item: Approximate Time: 3:30 – End It is recommended to be there by 2:30 (ID REQUIRED for entry, and security can … Continue reading

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Update: Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) Public Hearing Postponed to August 4, 2015

Save Our Seaport met Wednesday evening for an orientation to the coming Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) public hearing on applications by the Howard Hughes Corporation for the South Street Seaport Historic District. The first thing learned was that the hearing … Continue reading

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Join us on Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30 PM and Help Fight to Save Our Seaport

The next SOS meeting will be on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 In the St. Margaret’s House Meeting Wing 49 Fulton Street at 6:30 PM The meeting will focus on preparing for the coming Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing, as well as on … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar: The Landmarks Preservation Commission Public Hearing Is Tuesday, July 21

On Tuesday, July 21st, the Landmarks Preservation Commission is now scheduled to hold its public hearing on applications by the Howard Hughes Corporation for the South Street Seaport Historic District. The hearing will be held in the Commission’s offices in … Continue reading

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“The South Street Seaport Deserves a Better Plan” ~ The New York Observer

“The Seaport was once, and should be again, the beating heart of New York’s harbor—home to vital civic, commercial and maritime activity. It’s time to take the helm for this irreplaceable resource away from the ‘professionals.’ ” In other words, … Continue reading

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Join us Tonight at 6 p.m: Special Landmarks Committee meeting of Community Board 1

Have you heard about the latest Special Landmarks Committee meeting of Community Board 1? It’s tonight at 6 pm! We’ve heard that Howard Hughes Corporation is asking that the Board make a change to its resolution of February 5 regarding … Continue reading

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