Category Archives: Press

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

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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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Local Leaders React to de Blasio Appointment That May Determine Future of Seaport

From today’s The Broadsheet Daily: Save Our Seaport: “[W]e hope that Michael Schlein’s appointment at the EDC marks a change in direction and an increase in transparency. It seems to us that under Bloomberg, the EDC was in an unseemly … Continue reading

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Reminder: Community Board 1 Meeting Tonight

This is your last minute reminder that there is an important Community Board 1 meeting tonight, and we need to pack the room with our neighbors and supporters. Note the agenda change below… On the Agenda: Pier 17 and Seaport … Continue reading

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We Need You Thursday Morning!

If you’ve been keeping track, you already know that the City Council meeting this Thursday morning is of great significance to the South Street Seaport Historic District. The City Council Land Use Subcommittee on Zoning will consider the Howard Hughes … Continue reading

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CB1 Issues Resolution Supporting Sal Polisi And The Maritime Crafts Center

Following last week’s testimony before Community Board 1 by Sal Polisi and his supporters, the Board yesterday issued the following Resolution: Relocation of Maritime Crafts Center WHEREAS: Sal Polisi, the proprietor of the Maritime Crafts Center is a master woodcarver … Continue reading

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Pioneer Is Back, Saturday Maintenance, All About Tugs, and more…

Pioneer returned to the car float this afternoon, and is ready for a little more TLC. Beth Childs writes: Now for Saturday – This just in from Jay Amster: We’ll be in full swing Saturday with projects galore. As Pioneer … Continue reading

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