South Street Seaport – When is a change just more of the same ?

? A new perspective for the EDC – or just the same semi-private mode of operation marketed as a public-private partnership ?

Maria Torres-Springer, Commissioner of the Dept. of Small Business Services – the city’s landlord for the Tin and New Market sites as they continue their deterioration through neglect – has recently been appointed by Mayor de Blasio to head the Economic Development Corp., the agency intent on giving away these public assets for private real-estate development.

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