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SAVE OUR SEAPORT gets HHC Courtesy Rules and Guidelines Rescinded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SAVE OUR SEAPORT gets HHC Courtesy Rules and Guidelines Rescinded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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Help shape the future of the South Street Seaport Historic District

Here’s a chance to say some good words about the South Street Seaport Museum, the Historic District and the ships on the waterfront! Let’s make ourselves heard at the CreateNYC Manhattan Workshop! Culture doesn’t just hang on walls, it lives, it performs, it prints, it carves, and it sails! Tuesday night, December 20 at Harlem Stage, 150 Convent Avenue, an opportunity to help save our seaport… uptown! Click here for the event information.

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