New York City is waiting to hear from you!

Did you get your chance to shape the cultural map of New York City? It’s not too late! Take a moment to make a difference -say some good words about the South Street Seaport Museum, the Historic District, and the ships on the waterfront! What do they mean to you, what do they mean to New York? We can make ourselves heard at CreateNYC. Just click on this link: http://createnyc.org/en/speak-up/recommendation/ and share your thoughts. Culture doesn’t just hang on walls, it lives, it performs, it prints, it carves, and it sails!

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Jane‘s Walk Tour of the Seaport with SOS Saturday

As part of this year’s Jane’s Walks, SOS will be giving a tour of the South Street Seaport Historic District on Saturday, May 6. The New York City Jane’s Walks, coordinated by the Municipal Art Society, continue the legacy of Jane Jacobs, famous for turning back the expressway planned by Robert Moses across Manhattan at Broome Street. The SOS tour will start at 11:00 AM, rain or shine, at the Titanic Memorial Lighthouse, Fulton and Water Streets. Expect history and politics, architecture and waterfront, conversation and fun. The tour should run to around 12:30.  ...

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Let’s get the South Street Seaport Museum included in the city’s Cultural Plan

New York City is in the process of creating a Cultural Plan which could make 2017/2018 funding available to the South Street Seaport Museum. To help make that happen, we ask that you write a short statement about why the museum is important to you and to the city. Just click on this link: http://createnyc.org/en/speak- up/recommendation/ Then share your recommendation in the form provided. Everyone has their own reasons for caring about the Museum, but here are a few that come to mind:  -- NYC will maintain the historic character and sense of place of the Seaport ...

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Reminder! New CB1 Committee to Discuss Seaport Tuesday, April 18!

CB1's new Waterfronts, Parks and Resiliency Committee will discuss development of the Seaport at its meeting tomorrow, April 18. Show the committee how important the Seaport is by coming to that meeting. Let's find out what's happening with the Seaport Museum (we're still waiting for a commitment to funding!) and the New Market site (long silence from the Howard Hughes Corp.!). Details: CB1 Waterfront, Parks & Resiliency Committee Meeting Tuesday, April 18, 6pm Community Board 1 Conference Room 1 Centre Street, Room 2202A-North Here’s the agenda: 1) ...

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Seaport on CB1 Agenda April 18

Community Board 1 has a new Waterfronts, Parks and Resiliency Committee, and development of the Seaport is on the agenda for its meeting April 18. We urge you to come to that meeting, to find out what’s going on and to let the committee know how much we care about the future of the Seaport Museum and the development of the district. The long silence from the Howard Hughes Corp. about the New Market site and the continuing lack of commitment to the Museum for funding and piers should have us all concerned. This is a good chance to size up the new committee and find ...

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