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Most Controversial Part of Seaport Plan Won't Be Voted on by Community Board

Monday, January 26, 2015

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The most controversial part of the proposal won't be considered by the Board, because it's outside of the Seaport Historic District.

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Pop-Up Shops, Outdoor Movies Coming to Sandy-Ravaged Seaport

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Manhattan's South Street Seaport — still recovering from Sandy — is getting a temporary face-lift. Pop-up stores, a beer garden, even  an outdoor film series, is planned for the area starting Memorial Day weekend.

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Tourism at South Street Seaport Hit Hard By Sandy

Friday, November 16, 2012

When Sandy blew into the South Street Seaport the night of October 29, the neighborhood's quaint red-brick buildings were quickly submerged in a raging river full of timber, debris, street signs and fuel oil.

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Seaport Museum Prepares to Re-Open Its Doors

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Contemporary art alongside items in the Seaport Museum's permanent collection make up the offerings in the new South Street Seaport Museum.

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Museum of City of New York to Acquire Seaport Museum

Thursday, September 08, 2011

The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation has given the Museum of the City of New York a $2 million grant for the acquisition.

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Manhattan Community Board 1: City Council Should Hold Public Hearing on Seaport Museum

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The board's Seaport/Civic Center Committee resolution came after City Councilmember Michael Nelson, who runs the council's Waterfront Committee, expressed interest in a hearing to save the museum.

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Mayor Urges Seaport Museum not to Rely on Public Sector Funding to Stay Afloat

Friday, July 15, 2011

At a press conference on Thursday, Mayor Bloomberg and Seth Pinsky, the president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, said that the South Street Seaport Museum should work on getting private sector, as well as public sector, funding to keep its museum afloat.

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Board Gets Stood Up By Seaport Museum Officials

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The president and chairman of the Seaport Museum New York opted out of attending a meeting on the maritime museum's future at the last-minute Tuesday night, drawing the ire of community members who felt they were stood up by the officials for the second time in as many months.

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