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Articles about "South Street Seaport"

  • The South Street Seaport: A Timeline of Events By Helen Olivo | February 05, 2016

    Here is a timeline of the controversial events behind Howard Hugh’s Pier 17 and the surrounding South Street Seaport.

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  • #SotW: Maiden Lane; From Dutch Open Air Market to Luxury Residential Market By Serena Horrigan | September 22, 2015

    From its Dutch colonial origins to the 60-story glassy residential tower set to inhabit it, Maiden Lane has been a part of Manhattan's landscape since its New Amsterdam days.

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  • #TBT: South Street Seaport’s Storied Past and Future Fate By Serena Horrigan | August 13, 2015

    Development plans for South Street Seaport could bring some very big (and tall) changes to this historic mercantile district!

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  • Manhattan's Pier 17 Makeover is Full Speed Ahead…Sort Of By Tasha Moore | June 09, 2014

    Ever since Hurricane Sandy carved up Manhattan's East River Esplanade, South Street Seaport has looked much less like the bustling town center it was constructed to be when it opened in 1983. The New Market Building that housed the Fulton Fish market suffered irreparable devastation. Plans for necessary renovation commenced immediately after the 2012 superstorm.

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  • Study Finds “Seaport City” Feasible By Kamini Ramdeen | May 27, 2014

    A new study was recently released that analyzes the feasibility of former mayor Michael Bloomberg’s resiliency plan—post Superstorm Sandy. The area that was researched was named “Seaport City” by Bloomberg and sits on the eastern side of Lower Manhattan.

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  • South Street Seaport Tower Creates Friction in Lower Manhattan By Jonathan Tuason | February 06, 2014

    In 2012, Hurricane Sandy rocked the east coast, and like many other waterfront locales, Manhattan's South Street Seaport was not spared.  The storm destroyed many of its small businesses, and drove others to relocate.

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  • The South Street Seaport Mall Gets a Big Upgrade By Daniel Muhlenberg | March 13, 2012

    Howard Hughes Corporation executives, owners of the Pier 17 mall on South Street Seaport, revealed their renovation plans to Community Board 1 last week to enthusiastic support. The new Pier 17 mall will bear little resemblance to the current structure; even though it will occupy the same footprint, the similarities end there. Designed by the architectural firm ShoP, the new Pier 17 will be a glass-shrouded, 3-story building with a rooftop park. The transparent structure will offer sweeping views of the East River for shoppers, beautify the surrounding Financial District neighborhood, and become a crucial part of improving the new East River Greenway that runs along the East Side of Manhattan, including neighborhoods like the Upper East Side and the Lower East Side.

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