3 results for month: 05/2017

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!

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.  See you there! Click here for more information.

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 Historic District, by recognizing and supporting a South Street Seaport Museum....