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, [email protected] 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 […]

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 […]