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City says Seaport tower is NOT on hold

BY JOSH ROGERS | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED JAN. 30, 2014  |  The city’s Economic Development Corp. on Thursday contradicted the assertions of Downtown leaders that the proposed Seaport tower is on hold, and is insisting the project is moving forward on schedule. One E.D.C. official pushed back strongly against the claims — reported by Downtown Express and […]

BY JOSH ROGERS  |  Before the de Blasio administration begins to consider a proposal to build a 600-foot tower at the South Street Seaport, officials want to see affordable housing added to the plan, according to the project’s developer. Chris Curry, senior executive vice president of development of the Howard Hughes Corp., the Seaport’s developer […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER | When Superstorm Sandy smacked into the South Street Seaport on Oct. 29, 2012, most of the old buildings survived. Building systems were damaged, but the neighborhood fundamentally remained intact. However, many community stakeholders fear that the historic South Street Seaport will not survive The Howard Hughes Corporation. The Dallas-based developer […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER | More than five weeks after The Howard Hughes Corporation was supposed to begin demolishing the existing shopping mall on Pier 17 in the South Street Seaport, one tenant, Simply Seafood, is still open. The rest of the mall is unoccupied and dark. Hughes has turned off the heat. Nevertheless, the […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER | “What was your favorite movie? Y’all went and saw a movie, I’m sure. What was your favorite movie?” asked Christopher Curry, executive vice president of The Howard Hughes Corporation as he sat in front of a room packed with Community Board 1 Seaport Committee members and members of the public on […]

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ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED SEPT. 9, 2013  | BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER |The New Market Building in the South Street Seaport has a distinctly Art Deco façade and a significant history as the last in a succession of buildings erected to house the Fulton Fish Market, which dates back to the early 19th century. When the New […]

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ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED SEPT. 5, 2013  | BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  | The Howard Hughes Corporation, a developer based in Dallas, Texas, has privately submitted plans to transform the South Street Seaport. An indication of the Hughes vision for the Seaport can presently be seen on Fulton St. between Water and South Sts. and on Front […]

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   BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  | [UPDATED 11:40 AM JULY 31, 2013 — ORIGINALLY POSTED JULY 25,, 2013] City Comptroller John Liu released an audit last week saying The Howard Hughes Corporation owes almost $1.8 million in back rent for leases at the South Street Seaport. The report faulted the New York City Economic Development […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  | By all measures, the New Amsterdam Market held on Sunday, June 23 was a resounding success. More than 6,000 people came to the blocks between Beekman St. and Peck Slip on South St. to buy food from the market’s 72 vendors. Among many other offerings, there were bread bakers using […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  | The Museum of the City of New York’s contract as manager of the South Street Seaport Museum expires July 5. There is no word as to whether it will be extended and if not, what will happen to the museum. “It’s still under discussion,” said Jeff Simmons, a spokesperson for […]

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