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Lower Manhattan residents have been trying to block development in the South Street Seaport for years, and now the real estate threats have become so severe that the National Trust for Historic Preservation has actually named the area among its “11 Most Endangered Historic Places,” DNAinfo reports. The seaport, the Trust notes, is of significance […]

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As part of a plan to stave off floodwaters in the event of another Sandy-like storm, Michael Bloomberg proposed the building of a new neighborhood, “Seaport City,” on Lower Manhattan’s East Side. Now, he’s moving forward on that plan, requesting proposals from consulting firms on how to make the landfill-built area a reality. The idea […]

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Months after Hurricane Sandy ravaged New York City, the neighborhood surrounding Lower Manhattan’s South Street Seaport is still struggling to get on its feet. Eighty-five percent of small businesses in the area remain closed and boarded up. Many have damaged electrical and internet wiring, and some owners are unsure whether they’ll ever be able to […]

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