Seen on the Subway

See anything missing? We do..... History, maritime, museum, waterfront, tall ships and historic vessels, landmark neighborhood...everything that makes the South Street Seaport Historic District unique!

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South Street Seaport Museum to receive funding help in NYC 2017/18 budget

NYC Council Member Margaret Chin and Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer have announced two new grants for ship maintenance and educational programming for the South Street Seaport Museum. $500,000 has been set aside in the City's Capital Budget to begin what is rumored to be as much as $4 MM in repairs to the Lightship Ambrose, a 110 year old National Historic Landmark. LV 87, her proper name, once served as a floating lighthouse marking Ambrose Channel, guiding ships into New York Harbor. In 2012 workers repaired the Ambrose's steel-plated hull and applied a ...

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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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