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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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  • 85-south

    From left: 85 South Street in Financial District, Howard Hughes CEO David Weinreb, Ralph Tawil and Seaport rendering

    Texas-based real estate development firm Howard Hughes Corporation picked up another site in the Financial District’s South Street Seaport historic district – this time, an eight-story rental property at 85 South Street. [more]

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  • From left: 119 South Street, James Famularo and Adelaide Polsinelli

    From left: 119 South Street, James Famularo and Adelaide Polsinelli

    The building at 119 South Street that has been home to the Paris Café since 1873 is now on the market. The owners are seeking $25.75 million for the historic property and another nearby building at 108 South Street, the New York Observer reported. The sellers are seeking to take advantage of the revitalization of the South Street Seaport led by the Howard Hughes Corporation, Eastern Consolidated broker Adelaide Polsinelli, who is marketing the building with James Famularo, told the news site. [more]

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  • From left" 202 Spring Street and 46-50 Fulton Street

    From left: 202 Spring Street and 46-50 Fulton Street

    A small retail-acquisition firm out of Great Neck, L.I.’s Persian real estate community had an active summer and is on track to spend $43 million on a handful of properties that it’s betting will command top dollar by the time their leases expire. [more]

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    Howard Hughes Corporation’s proposed South Street Seaport tower

    UPDATED, 12:31 p.m., July 18It would appear that the Howard Hughes Corporation’s proposed 600-foot tower at the South Street Seaport is not as unpopular as vocal criticism has suggested. [more]

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  • From left: Howard Hughes CEO David Weinreb, proposed Seaport tower, lead designer Gregg Pasquarelli

    From left: Howard Hughes CEO David Weinreb, the proposed Seaport tower and lead designer Gregg Pasquarelli

    The results are in from a working group formed by the Howard Hughes Corporation to review redevelopment plans for the South Street Seaport. [more]

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  • ve-equities

    From left: 257 Water Street in Lower Manhattan, Jeff Fishman and Zach Vella

    Developer VE Equities, led by Zach Vella and Justin Ehrlich, sold a six-story rental building in Lower Manhattan for $23 million, The Real Deal has learned.

    The 27,000-square-foot property at 257 Water Street, also known as 23 Peck Slip, holds 20 market-rate units and ground-floor retail space occupied by Mark Joseph Steakhouse and Acqua Restaurant & Wine Bar. [more]

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  • From left: 39 Fletcher street, and the interior and exterior view of 39 Fletcher Street

    From left: 39 Fletcher street, and the interior and exterior view of 39 Fletcher Street

    Permits were filed for construction of a 140,041-square-foot, 51-story residential tower between South Street Seaport and the Financial District. [more]

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