SOUTH STREET SEAPORT: On January 11, 2023, Supreme Court Judge Arthur F. Engoron ruled in favor of the Seaport Coalition lawsuit to halt a billion-dollar project that would “overwhelm and dominate” the South street Seaport Historic District. The legal challenge reveals the story of the actions that took place out of public view – among […]
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South Street Seaport – Corporate Welfare
Corporate Welfare – alive and well in NYC’s Historic South Street Seaport ? In a deceptively worded promise of a $50 million contribution to save the South Street Seaport Museum – an amount that was never going to come out of the Howard Hughes Corp.(HHC)’s corporate pockets, and in a craftily worded offer of including […]
The SHARKS have been let loose
Seen circling the Historic South Street Seaport – and on May 4, 2021, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) let them out.
From the Horse’s Mouth
As we fight to save the Historic South Street Seaport District from an outlandish and arrogant proposal by the Howard Hughes Corp. (HHC), we go directly to the source for advice. And we can’t help but notice, some past voices are noticeable absent in this current battle. Oct 2008: Margaret Chin, at a CB1 meeting […]