NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission Public Hearing

Here’s what the Landmarks Preservation Commission had to say about the new design of Pier 17 back in 2012: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/77cad922de6035b892ebd5aa2/files/LPC_Report_129003_8_22_12_01.pdf It’s an example of the kinds of things that concern the LPC. It also shows how the first design of Pier 17 has been changing. Remember that each speaker will have three minutes and three minutes only. Testimony can also be submitted in writing. The South Street Seaport Historic District is important to us all: neighbors, New Yorkers, visitors, and friends the ...

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NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission Public Hearing Agenda

The Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing agenda for Tuesday, August 4 now shows the Seaport application as Item 13, final item: Approximate Time: 3:30 - End It is recommended to be there by 2:30 (ID REQUIRED for entry, and security can take some time) Location: NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission Municipal Building, South Entrance 1 Centre Street 9th Floor Look for SOS on the 9th Floor around 2:30PM. The LPC website has put up a link to the full 52-page HHC Seaport presentation for the LPC Public Hearing on 08/04: http://www.nyc.gov/html/lpc/dow...

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A Look at the Howard Hughes Corporation Presentation

Do you want to know what Howard Hughes Corporation will be presenting to the Landmarks Preservation Commission on August 4? Here’s what they had to show Community Board 1. Click on this link for a look: http://www.nyc.gov/html/mancb1/downloads/pdf/CB1%20Presentation%20-%207%207%2015-min.pdf

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Update: Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) Public Hearing Postponed to August 4, 2015

Save Our Seaport met Wednesday evening for an orientation to the coming Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) public hearing on applications by the Howard Hughes Corporation for the South Street Seaport Historic District. The first thing learned was that the hearing is now postponed to Tuesday, August 4. The hearing will be held in the Commission’s offices in the Municipal Building, 1 Centre Street, 9th floor. The time has not yet been determined but we understand that it will be last on the agenda. Here is the item from the LPC August 4 Calendar: 89 South Street - ...

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COMMUNITY BOARD 1’S LANDMARKS COMMITTEE SEETHES AS IT DISCUSSES THE HOWARD HUGHES CORPORATION’S SEAPORT TACTICS

Roger Byrom, chair of Community Board 1's Landmarks Committee, at a meeting on July at which the committee discussed a resolution to go before CB1's full board on July 28 condemning the segmentation of The Howard Hughes Corporation's proposals for the South Street Seaport. (Photos: Terese Loeb Kreuzer) Roger Byrom, chair of Community Board 1's Landmarks Committee, spoke in measured tones at a meeting of the committee on July 9, but there was no mistaking the annoyance and even anger in his voice. He was presenting a draft of a resolution to the committee about The ...

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