And now the historic New Market Building is in the cross-hairs of a not so “public-private partnership” once again.
Celebrating Earth Day 2017 with South Street East River Community Development Corp.
New Vision for South Street Seaport New Market site – Oct. 29, 2016 rally to support development of this site in keeping with its architecture, waterfront location, and intended use: publicly owned and operated for the benefit of the general public.
On May 4, 2016 on the steps of City Hall, Friends of South Street Seaport (FOSSS) joined advocate groups from all over the city -under the coalition umbrella of “New Yorkers for A Human Scale City” – to remind elected officials that they weren’t elected to pay lip-service to the public’s interests while working back room deals with real estate interests. Coalition site: http://www.humanscale.nyc For Daily News article on the press conference: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/mayor-de-blasio-fosters-pay-to-play-culture-activists-claim-article-1.2625399