Seaport City, meet Battery Park City

With Bloomberg considering a new planned community, a look at the one we already have
By Melissa Dehncke-McGill and Candace Taylor | July 24, 2013 10:30AM

From the July issue: Last month, Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed the construction of a so-called Seaport City in Manhattan just south of the Brooklyn Bridge. The project, intended to help protect the city from powerful storms and rising sea levels, would be modeled after Battery Park City, the 92-acre planned community built with landfill from the construction of the World Trade Center and other projects. [more]