Opposition to Hudson River Development & Support for South Village Landmarking

From the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, www.gvshp.org GVSHP OPPOSES ‘VEGAS-ON-THE-HUDSON’ PROPOSAL: GVSHP has come out against Related Companies’ proposal for a 600,000 sq. ft., 10,000-seat, nearly $700 million multi-venue mega-entertainment complex on Pier 40 at Clarkson Street. Dubbed “Vegas-on-the-Hudson” by critics, GVSHP believes that Related’s ‘Performing Arts Center’ (PAC) proposal, which they describe […]

Call To Preserve Domino Sugar

From Alice Rich, (917) 612-3284, alice@waterfrontalliance.org The Waterfront Preservation Alliance of Greenpoint & Williamsburg announced today that it has submitted over 1,500 signatures requesting that the Landmarks Preservation Commission hold hearings to designate portions of Williamsburg’s Domino Sugar refinery City landmarks. WPA is requesting the Landmarks Commission designate the main refinery building, the Adant house […]

Town Hall Meeting Discussing Brooklyn Bridge Park and why it's not really a park

From Bob Stone (bob@parkdefense.org) This is a last-minute reminder about our Town Hall Meeting:Tuesday night, 7 PMat Founders Hall, St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn The issues: – OUR PLAN FOR A TRUTHFUL PARK BUDGET WHICH WON’T REQUIRE HUGE, PRIVATIZING CONDO CONSTRUCTION – RESTORATION OF THE SEASONAL, YEAR-ROUND, INDOOR AND OUTDOOR RECREATION THAT’S BEEN […]

Seaport Redevelopment Plans

Plan would raze South Street Seaport mallBy Michael Clancy, amNewYork City Editormclancy@am-ny.comFebruary 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 […]