There Will Be No Tall (Seaport) Tower

New York, NY (November 6, 2015) – “There will be no tall (Seaport) tower on the New Market site ”says an Howard Hughes Corporation (“HHC”) spokeswoman. “That is not happening.”      (As quoted in Thursday’s New York Post). Save Our Seaport’s Michael Kramer said that the grassroots group was encouraged by today’s announcement.  “Both the Seaport Working Group and Manhattan Community Board One have strongly opposed inappropriate development at the historic Old Fish Market site. We echo their call to extend the South Street Seaport Historic ...

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Join Save Our Seaport for our next meeting on October 29 at 6:30pm

Save Our Seaport will have its next meeting on Thursday, October 29, from 6:30 to 8:30, in St. Margaret’s House, 49 Fulton Street, conference rooms 2 & 3. It’s been a while, and there will be a lot coming up, so respond to this e-mail if there is something in particular that you think will need to be added on the agenda. We’ll try to get through as much as we can. Looking forward to our meeting on the 29th!

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The South Street Seaport Museum Needs Your Support Today!

Friends: The South Street Seaport Museum needs your support today! LMDC will hold a public forum starting at 4:30pm this afternoon to hear comments regarding potential projects to be supported with federal funds obtained through a settlement reached with Bovis Lendlease which made $50 million available for reallocation by LMDC. This includes the South Street Seaport Museum. Members of the public are invited to share their ideas and comments with LMDC at this public forum.Let’s show up to support the museum! If you can’t attend – please help spread the word! 

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ON WBAI, MICHAEL KRAMER EXPLAINS WHY THE NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION HAS CALLED THE SEAPORT ‘ENDANGERED’

In late June, the National Trust for Historic Preservation called the South Street Seaport "one of America's 11 most endangered historic places." "The South Street Seaport features some of the oldest architecture in New York City," said the National Trust in making the designation. But, said the Trust, "While the Seaport is a locally designated historic district, and is separately listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it is currently under threat due to a series of development proposals that would disrupt the look, feel and low-scale historic character of ...

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WBAI Interview

Tune in to WBAI, 99.5FM on Thursday morning at 7:30AM to hear SOS Spokesperson, Michael Kramer's interview or listen online: http://www.wbai.org/  

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