To the Honorable Michael R. Bloomberg, Mayor
and to the Council of the City of New York
To ensure the future of the South Street Seaport Historic District and maintain its public purpose, we the undersigned support the SOS COALITION mission and respectfully demand that the Pier 17 rezoning (ULURP) request by HHC be either withdrawn or made subject to the following conditions:
STOPany further handover of public-owned space within the Seaport to private developers;
MANDATEa community-based oversight committee to study all city-owned property at the South Street Seaport and to determine its future disposition, uses, and boundaries in keeping with the public purpose to which this neighborhood was dedicated;
STRENGTHENthe South Street Seaport Museum and preserve and expand its maritime uses;
ALIGNthe New York City Landmark District with the federal and state boundaries for the South Street Seaport Historic District, and dedicate the city-owned Fulton Fish Market New Market Building and Tin Building sites as the world-class public food hub and economic development engine proposed by New Amsterdam Market.
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It looks hideous. It is a ridiculous idea. It is so big and doesn't fit in with anything surrounding it. Leave the historics alone.
Amanda , Queens Village, NY, United States3 weeks ago
Christina Winn, New York, NY, United States4 weeks ago
S. Robert Meszaros, Orange, CT, United States4 weeks ago
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