A Proposed Megatower on the Pier Would Wreck the South Street Seaport

Some excerpts from NY Magazine article, by Justin Davidson Dec. 23, 2014:

“The plan would save the neighborhood in order to destroy it… .”

“…, what makes the tower a neighborhood-killer is not its size but its site.”

“Finding a new location for the seaport tower is “a red herring,” the head of the city’s Economic Development Corporation said recently. Maybe so, but then it’s time to dye the fish a more promising color.”

*This article appears in the December 29, 2014 issue of New York Magazine.

For the full article online, click on  http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2014/12/megatower-would-wreck-south-street-seaport.html