Announcing: HDC Annual Conference – Open to the Public

This year, the Historic Districts Council is changing things up for their annual conference by introducing a format that is participant driven. All attendees are invited to lead sessions on the topic of their choice related to historic preservation in New York City. We welcome you to visit the HDC website for more information and to register for the day-long conference. HDC's 23rd Annual Preservation Conference Open to the Public- Making Our Voices Heard Saturday, March 4th, 2017 9:00AM to 4:00PM New York Law School – 185 West Broadway, New York, NY ...

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SOS Meeting 2/15/17

The City’s handover of the Seaport continues…unless we stop it.The next public meeting of Save Our Seaport will be on  Wednesday, February 15, in St. Margaret’s House (meeting rooms 1 & 2). 49 Fulton Street6:30 PM Please join us! Download the meeting flier

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Reclaiming the South Street Seaport

If the South Street Historic District is to remain the unique place it was intended to be, our elected officials need to hear from us. Let them know that our maritime history and our working waterfront are irreplaceable, that it’s time to rein in any developer who would sacrifice it all for a shopping mall. How? Keep the South Street Seaport Museum in the heart of the District. For a start, why not reconvene the Seaport Working Group?On the Save Our Seaport website you can find the addresses you’ll need. Of course, you can add a few of your own!

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SAVE OUR SEAPORT gets HHC Courtesy Rules and Guidelines Rescinded

A few days ago, eagle-eyed SOS steering committee members noticed the sudden posting of a new set of rules that would be enforced by HHC's security force when visiting the Historic South Street Seaport District. We checked in with Manhattan Community Board One and the Manhattan Borough President who checked in with the NYC Economic Development Corporation, which is the City agency that regulates public land. Their response follows:"According to Administrative Code, no entity is permitted to post or affix a notice (or any type of signage) on city-owned property. The ...

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SAVE OUR SEAPORT gets HHC Courtesy Rules and Guidelines Rescinded

A few days, eagle-eyed SOS steering committee members noticed the sudden posting of a new set of rules that would be enforced by HHC's security force when visiting the Historic South Street Seaport District. We checked in with Manhattan Community Board One and the Manhattan Borough President who checked in with the NYC Economic Development Corporation, which is the City agency that regulates public land. Their response follows: "According to Administrative Code, no entity is permitted to post or affix a notice (or any type of signage) on city-owned property. The ...

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