Landmarks Approves Modifications to Seaport’s Pier 17 Redevelopment Plan

Modified plan would split redeveloped Pier 17 into two components, with signage added to roof and for the complex’s commercial tenants. On October 23, 2012, Landmarks agreed to amend a previously issued binding report for a plan to redevelop Pier 17 in the South Street Seaport Historic District.  Landmarks in May 2012 initially approved the Howard Hughes Corporation and the New York City Economic Development Corporation’s plan to demolish the existing Pier 17 structure and … <Read More>

Council approves Battery Maritime addition

Battery Maritime Building. Image: Courtesy of NYCEDC.

Restoration of Battery Maritime Building along with addition of boutique hotel wins approval. On March 11, 2009, the City Council voted to approve the Economic Development Corporation and Dermot Company’s redevelopment plan for the Battery Maritime Building, located on the southern tip of Manhattan just east of Battery Park.

The 1909 building, once part of the original Whitehall Ferry Terminal, was designated as an individual City landmark in … <Read More>