In design, the New Market is purely functional, but in its simplicity and vast interior space lies endless possibility for reimagining it for a new public purpose that honors its Seaport history. To insure that the site remains in the pubic domain, and does not become a pawn in private development bargaining for control and […]
Public access to Manhattan’s Brooklyn Bridge Beach on July 14, 2018 proved that public use is both feasible, and what the public wants.
(Photo and Article: Terese Loeb Kreuzer).
Downtown Post NYC, Vol. 5, No. 4, Feb. 25, 2018; Fate of New Market Building and its Seaport Site Pits Economic Development Corp. Against Community and Pols:
“As a glass-enclosed shopping mall and concert venue erected by The Howard Hughes Corporation nears completion on Pier 17 in the South Street Seaport, the fate of a neighboring 79-year-old building on South Street is causing anger, frustration and even anguish among people who care about the historic Seaport. “
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The NYC Economic Development Corp.’s latest maneuver to demolish the Fulton Fish Market NEW MARKET Building without proper public review triggers USACE Investigation request.