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    Howard Hughes Corp.’s Chris Curry and a rendering of the South Street Seaport (credit: SHoP Architects)

    The South Street Seaport Museum, damaged in Superstorm Sandy, received $10.4 million in federal aid to repair building systems damaged in the storm. [more]

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  • From left: Oceanwide Holdings chairman Lu Zhiqiang, 80 South Street and 163 Front Street

    From left: Oceanwide Holdings chairman Lu Zhiqiang, 80 South Street and 163 Front Street

    China Oceanwide Holdings purchased a large development site near the South Street Seaport from the Howard Hughes Corp., paying $390 million. The deal could give rise to Manhattan’s latest supertall tower.  [more]

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  • Rendering of South Street Seaport development (credit: SHoP Architects) (inset: Howard Hughes Corp. CEO David Weinreb)

    Rendering of South Street Seaport development (credit: SHoP Architects) (inset: Howard Hughes Corp. CEO David Weinreb)

    Lower Manhattan’s South Street Seaport was added to the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s list of the most endangered historic places in the country, the organization announced Tuesday night. [more]

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  • From left: David Weinreb and a rendering of Howard Hughes Corporation's South Street Seaport (Credit: SHoP)

    From left: David Weinreb (credit: Max Dworkin) and a rendering of Howard Hughes Corporation’s South Street Seaport (Credit: SHoP)

    For months, the city was quietly planning to demolish two old buildings in the South Street Seaport area, where the Howard Hughes Corp. have proposed the construction of a nearly 500-foot-tall residential building. [more]

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  • From left: Sandeep Mathrani, Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport and David Weinreb

    From left: Sandeep Mathrani, Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport and David Weinreb

    A group of former tenants at the South Street Seaport’s Pier 17 is suing General Growth Properties and the Howard Hughes Corp., claiming the landlords intentionally squeezed the retail shops dry so they could throw them overboard in an attempt to redevelop the pier. [more]

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  • Rendering of Pier 17 (Credit: SHoP)

    Rendering of Pier 17 (Credit: SHoP Architects)

    The Department of Buildings has approved the Howard Hughes Corp.’s plans for the redevelopment of Pier 17.

    While much of the waterfront’s future is still in limbo, Curbed reported, the new complex is set to rise at the location of the old Pier 17. The Department of City Planning previously approved plans for a four-story retail hub there. [more]

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  • 80 South Street

    Earlier rendering of 80 South Street and Howard Hughes CEO David Weinreb

    The Howard Hughes Corp. is marketing its interest in 80 South Street, near the South Street Seaport, for a sale or joint venture.

    Hughes paid Queens-based Cord Meyer Development $100 million last year for the 8,128-square-foot site, which sits on the corner of Fletcher Street near the East River. The parcel had previously received permission from the City Planning Commission for redevelopment into a 300,000-square-foot mixed-use tower. [more]

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  • David Weinreb and the Howard Hughes Corp. development site (photo credit Max Dworkin)

    David Weinreb (credit Max Dworkin) and the Howard Hughes Corp. development site

    The Howard Hughes Corp. has struck a deal with Edison Properties that allows the former to build a large mixed-use building straddling the border of the South Street Seaport Historic District, according to sources familiar with the transaction.  [more]

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  • Howard Hughes Corporation's Chris Curry and a rendering of plans for South Street Seaport

    Howard Hughes Corporation’s Chris Curry and a rendering of plans for South Street Seaport

    Preservationist group Save Our Seaport is getting proactive with its attempts to discourage the Howard Hughes Corp. from its current plans to redevelop the South Street Seaport, and has unveiled its own alternative plan for redevelopment. [more]

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    From left: 163 Front Street, David Weinreb (credit: Max Dworkin) and South Street Seaport rendering (credit: SHoP)

    The Howard Hughes Corp. acquired a 10-story commercial building on the outskirts of the South Street Seaport for $24 million, according to property records filed with the city today. [more]

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  • From left: David Weinreb, a rendering for the South Street Seaport redevelopment, Gale Brewer (top) and Margaret Chin

    From left: David Weinreb (credit: Max Dworkin), a rendering for the South Street Seaport redevelopment (credit: SHoP), Gale Brewer (top) and Margaret Chin

    Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and local City Council member Margaret Chin have been talking to developers to try to find a new plan for the historic South Street Seaport site to prevent a 494-foot tower from being built. [more]

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  • Howard Hughes Corporation's Chris Curry and rendering of South Street Seaport

    Howard Hughes Corp.’s Chris Curry and rendering of South Street Seaport

    UPDATED, February 13, 12:35 p.m.: The Howard Hughes Corp. paid roughly $31 million to buy more than 300,000 square feet of air rights at the South Street Seaport, property records filed yesterday show. [more]

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  • Who is Howard Hughes?

    February 09, 2015 10:40AM
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    Rendering of Howard Hughes’ new development at the South Street Seaport

    From the February issue:  In 1938, after flying around the world in a record three days, legendary tycoon Howard Hughes Jr. was greeted with a ticker tape parade in Lower Manhattan to mark the triumph. Three-quarters of a century later, David Weinreb — CEO of the eponymous Howard Hughes Corp. — is not getting the same adoring reception. The company has already won approval to revamp the famed South Street Seaport, but its development plans for some of the surrounding sites have generated intense community controversy. [more]

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  • From left: David Weinreb and Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport

    From left: David Weinreb (credit: Max Dworkin) and Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport

    The Howard Hughes Corporation, the developer and owner of the South Street Seaport, is suing two of its insurance companies for withholding more than $8.5 million in payouts after Superstorm Sandy, according to a suit filed in New York State Supreme Court today. [more]

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  • Howard Hughes Corporation's Chris Curry and rendering of South Street Seaport

    Howard Hughes Corporation’s Chris Curry and rendering of South Street Seaport

    Community Board 1’s Special Landmarks Committee presented its resolution regarding Howard Hughes Corporation’s South Street Seaport development. The panel wants the Landmarks Preservation Commission to extend historic district boundaries to include the site of the development’s showpiece, a 494-foot tower. [more]

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    Rendering of South Street Seaport tower (Credit: SHoP Architects)

    SHoP Architects seems to be everywhere these days, but nowhere is the firm’s presence felt more keenly than around South Street Seaport. In addition to a number of infrastructural enhancements that the firm has ably designed, SHoP is responsible for a new tower that is being developed by the Howard Hughes Corporation. [more]

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  • South Street Seaport at Christmas

    South Street Seaport at Christmas

    Rockefeller Center’s 85-foot-tall Norway spruce promises to draw unbearable crowds. But for alternative holiday fun check out downtown Manhattan’s South Street Seaport. [more]

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    Rendering of South Street Seaport

    Howard Hughes Corporation is expected to hold its last public meeting Wednesday before the South Street Seaport redevelopment project enters the seven-month Uniform Land Use Review Procedure. [more]

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  • From left: a rendering of the South Street Seaport, David Weinreb and Margaret Chin

    From left: a rendering of the South Street Seaport, David Weinreb and Margaret Chin

    The Howard Hughes Corporation and local elected officials are still at odds about a proposed residential skyscraper near the South Street Seaport. [more]

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  • From left: David Weinreb and rendering for the South Street Seaport project

    From left: David Weinreb and rendering for the South Street Seaport project

    The Howard Hughes Corporation has scaled back its plans for a residential tower just south of the Brooklyn Bridge that has been met with opposition from the local community who fears that the building will not fit in the historic district. [more]

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