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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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SOS Meeting Thursday February 26th

The next SOS meeting will be on Thursday, February 26th in the Library at St Margaret’s House, 49 Fulton Street, 6:30 PM. (Map) We’ll be preparing testimony for the Landmarks Preservation Commission (no date yet!). And we will also start … Continue reading

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Community Board 1 Seaport/Civic Center Committee Meeting

TONIGHT, February 17th, Capt. Jonathan Boulware, South Street Seaport Museum Interim President, will be speaking to Community Board 1’s Seaport/Civic Center Committee about the Museum’s presence on land, and on the water. Save Our Seaport encourages all concerned about the … Continue reading

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Community Board 1 Meeting with Public Comment Rescheduled for Thursday

Last week’s Community Board 1 meeting, postponed for weather, has now been rescheduled for this Thursday. COMMUNITY BOARD 1 MEETING THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 5th 201 WARREN STREET, PS 89 (Map) (second floor) PUBLIC COMMENT 6pm to 7pm This meeting will finalize … Continue reading

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COMMUNITY BOARD 1 MEETING, MONDAY, JANUARY 26 POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

From Community Board 1: “Due to the forecast for a blizzard beginning this evening, we are postponing tonight’s Community Board 1 meeting. The meeting has been tentatively rescheduled for Thursday, February 5. We will notify you as soon as the … Continue reading

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Community Board 1 Meeting Monday with Public Comment

For more than 30 years, Sal Polisi was amongst the finest of the Seaport Museum volunteers. He was a craftsman, a public-relations master, an educator, and a friend. Sal’s legacy endures as one of the finest examples of what the … Continue reading

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