250 Water Street, Battery Park City, Manhattan

Despite deep-seated community opposition, The Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC) has finally received approval to build a mixed-use tower on an undeveloped site in the Seaport District in lower Manhattan.  The $850 million project will rise 26 floors on a full block parcel between Beekman Street and Pearl Street on the northwest fringe of the district.  The base of the building will blend into the historic maritime streetscape that defines the Seaport ...

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South Street Seaport Museum

Featured Neighborhood – Seaport District

The Seaport District sits between the Financial District to the south and the Brooklyn Bridge to the north.  The original Seaport designation was limited to the streets east of Water Street from Fletcher Street to Dover Street and incorporated the actual Seaport and the piers.  But no more. Today, the neighborhood boundaries have expanded westward toward Park Row and include a surge of new developments in the area ...

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