Developers behind the controversial plan to redevelop the Tin Building into a fancy seafood-themed food hall helmed by celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten are seeking "minor modifications" to an existing ULURP.
Wavertree, a 270-foot long wrought-iron sailing ship will arrive at South Street’s Pier 16 after undergoing a $16 million restoration. It's set to dock at Pier 16 around 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 24th.
Say goodbye to a South Street Seaport staple: After docking downtown for more than 40 years, the old sailing ship Peking will return to its home in Germany. This weekend, New Yorkers can visit the historical ship before it sails out of NYC for good.
Among the spate of new developments transforming South Street Seaport and growing its reputation as a must-visit New York City neighborhood, the revamped Fulton Market Building will be the first to greet customers come October.
The design essentially envisions two buildings connected on the upper floors. The roof will feature a green space that will likely be used for concerts, and there are also plans for adding a restaurant, bar in that area along with indoor and outdoor seating.
A condo in one of Manhattan's oldest buildings, the Captain Rose House, just hit the market. The house dates back to 1773 and, in its many years, prominently served as a place of iniquity in the South Street Seaport.
So far, the only known tenant for this four-story structure that spans 300,000 square feet is Jean-Georges Vongerichten. The celebrity chef is planning a 10,000-square-foot restaurant at the building a la ABC Kitchen.
It'll still be a while before this 60-story South Street Seaport tower takes its place along the Lower Manhattan skyline, but sales for the building's 80 condos have officially launched. Ten of the units hit the market asking from $1.3 million.
The controversial proposal has received backlash from some local groups like the Friends of South Street Seaport. The group argues that the developer, Howard Hughes Corporation, has not presented a concrete plan for the reassembling of the building.