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Lawsuit filed vs Landmarks Preservation Commission
The Seaport Coalition, including SOS, filed a lawsuit on May 16 against the Landmarks Preservation Commission. The Coalition asserts that the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) ignored its mandate May 4th when it found the Howard Hughes Corporation’s zone-busting proposal for 250 Water Street “appropriate” in the Historic District, despite being...
Howard Hughes Corp sued by Hawaii condo owners for low-balling maintenance expenses, building code violations and construction defects
Local residents in a new condominium tower at Ward Village in Kakaako on Oahu, Hawaii,  have sued the project’s developer, Howard Hughes Corporation, over alleged maintenance expense low-balling, building code violations and construction defects. The statement from board members states condo owners don’t have the resources to fix the problems and felt...
THE HISTORIC SAGA OF THE SOUTH STREET SEAPORT
This article chronicles the history of the struggle to save the unique history of the South Street Seaport and New York itself against the economic push to commercialize and turn profits.
Seaport Working Group discuss the parameters of development
In 2014 the Seaport Working Group (SWG) met over a period of ten weeks to discuss the parameters of development in the South Street Seaport Historic District. Here are the “Guidelines & Principles” that the group produced. More information about the SWG is available at the Manhattan Community Board 1 website. Learn More.
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