4 results for month: 01/2018


NEW MARKET BUILDING

This brief is part of the WHY WE FIGHT FOR THE SOUTH STREET SEAPORT series, to inform the public about the struggle to keep the Seaport historic in the face of commercial pressure.  Fulton Fish Market – New Market Building The fate of the New Market Building, which is not included in the Seaport Historic District, is among the most urgent issues that will determine the future character of the Seaport. Plans to demolish the building and replace it with a luxury apartment tower were abandoned in 2015, in the face of overwhelming opposition from community groups and elected officials. But the building is again threatened by the city’s ...

New Market Building: Why SOS Opposes Demolition

This brief is part of the WHY WE FIGHT FOR THE SOUTH STREET SEAPORT series, to inform the public about the struggle to keep the Seaport historic in the face of commercial pressure.    The fate of the New Market Building, which is not included in the Seaport Historic District, is among the most urgent issues that will determine the future character of the Seaport. Plans to demolish the building and replace it with a luxury apartment tower were abandoned in 2015, in the face of overwhelming opposition from community groups and elected officials. But the building is again threatened by the city’s surprise announcement in early January that it ...

NYC EDC will not be at this evening’s Community Board meeting

Save Our Seaport has just learned that the NYC Economic Development Corporation is not expected to show up for Community Board 1’s Waterfront, Parks, & Resiliency Committee meeting this evening. Maybe we’ll see them at the full Community Board meeting on the 23rd? We’ll keep our eyes open. The Seaport Working Group is still on the agenda for tonight. Current Agenda: 1/16 Waterfront, Parks & Resiliency Committee – 6:00 PM Location: Community Board 1 - Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North 1) Governors Island – Update by Sarah Krautheim, Director, External Relations, The Trust for Governors Island 2) South ...

Join us at CB1 meeting to discuss EDC’s decision to demolish the New Market Building

Manhattan Community Board One has invited the NYC Economic Development Corporation to its next meeting to discuss the EDC’s decision to demolish the New Market Building. This Tuesday evening 1/16 at Community Board 1’s Waterfront, Parks & Resiliency Committee – 6:00 PM Location: Community Board 1 - Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North Current Agenda: 1)  Governors Island – Update by Sarah Krautheim, Director, External Relations, The Trust for Governors Island 2)  South Street East River Community Development Corporation – Update by SSERCDC 3)  The New Market Building and the need to Reconstitute the ...