Category Archives: Activism

Another Opportunity to Get Some Answers

You’ve marked your calendar for June 16th, right? That’s the date the New York City Economic Development Corporation comes to a Community Board 1 committee meeting. Here’s another date you might want to keep: On June 11th, the Howard Hughes … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Some Answers from the EDC on June 16th

Who’s the landlord of the South Street Seaport?  NYCEDC. Who’s been pushing the handover of the Seaport to a private developer?  NYCEDC. Who’s coming to a meeting of Community Board 1?  NYCEDC! The New York City Economic Development Corporation will … Continue reading

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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

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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

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[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

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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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