Peck Slip Revised Plan Gets Rejected by Community Board Committees

From The Downtown Express Seaport residents say Peck plan won’t sailBy Skye H. McFarlaneVolume 19, Issue 44, March 16 – 22, 2007 The Parks Department’s new plan for a “ghost ship” piazza at Peck Slip was torpedoed Tuesday night by several Community Board 1 members, who criticized the design as unwelcoming and lacking in greenery. […]

Not so many plans discusssed for the Seaport

From the Tribeca Trib: Hopes to Hear Seaport Plans Are Dashed By Andrea AppletonPOSTED MARCH 2, 2007 Hoping, finally, to learn the plans for Pier 17 and other properties in the South Street Seaport area, nearly 200 people showed up on Feb. 26 for a long-awaited presentation by the leaseholder, General Growth Properties (GGP). But […]

Seaport Redevelopment Plans

Plan would raze South Street Seaport mallBy Michael Clancy, amNewYork City [email protected] 23, 2007 South Street Seaport’s Pier 17 will most likely be razed to make way for a mixed-use retail, residential and open space development, a spokeswoman for the property’s leaseholder said Thursday. Though the company is exploring a range of options, the three-story […]

Burling Slip Playground Approved by Landmarks

From the precognitive New York Times February 14, 2007Metro Briefing New YorkManhattan: Landmarks Panel Approves Experimental Playground By DIANE CARDWELL An experimental playground planned for Burling Slip near the South Street Seaport took a step closer to fruition yesterday with unanimous approval by the Landmarks Preservation Commission. At the commission’s request, designers at the Rockwell […]