South Street Seaport
Designers say they envision the new structure on pier 17 as mixed-use complexes that will cater to businesses as well as cultural events.
Manhattan residents near the South Street Seaport should not be alarmed if they see a large balloon flying 950 feet in the air near their homes.
Developers said the new Seaport, slated to open in 2016, will drive the neighborhood’s post-Sandy recovery.
The Pier 17 mall at the South Street Seaport is closed and ready to be torn down, except for one business reportedly has refused to cease operations.
The nearly 28-year-old mall on Pier 17 on the South Street Seaport was set to close permanently Monday.
While much of the South Street Seaport remains closed due to the effects of Superstorm Sandy, the popular TKTS discount booth has now returned.
Police on Saturday released a sketch of a suspect who sexually assaulted a 12-year-old boy at the South Street Seaport earlier this week.
Three people were rescued Saturday morning after a boat overturned on the East River alongside Lower Manhattan.
One of the markets will be at the Seaport itself and the other will be close by in the so-called Tin Building that was home to the old Fulton Fish Market.
Unlike the past, the New York City Half Marathon will have the full support of the South Street Seaport area next month.
The Seastreak ferry service was set to resume regular service Monday, five days after one of its boats crashed into a Lower Manhattan Pier – leaving some 74 people injured.
“Right now we’re just trying to collect, gather the factual information and the perishable evidence that can go away with the passage of time,” NTSB’s Robert L. Sumwalt said. “We will be going over that boat with a fine tooth comb.”
Tens of thousands of jobs have been lost in lower Manhattan at least temporarily, and thousands of people are still without power or phone service. It’s mostly an uninhabitable area, eight weeks after Hurricane Sandy.
Many stores in Lower Manhattan damaged by superstorm Sandy haven’t been able to benefit from the holiday season. But at one business near the South Street Seaport, they’re counting their lucky stars and their Christmas receipts.
The South Street Seaport Museum reopened to visitors Monday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, and was set to launch two new exhibits on Friday.