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Renderings released for South Street Seaport transformation, including museum revamp and affordable housing

The Howard Hughes Corporation® unveiled its comprehensive proposal to upgrade Lower Manhattan’s Seaport area.

The $1.4 billion proposal includes plans for a transformation of an underutilized full-block surface parking lot along the boundary of the South Street Seaport Historic District into a mixed-income development that would include some of the area’s first new affordable housing in decades, long-term financial stability of the beloved South Street Seaport Museum, improvements to the Museum’s historic buildings that will allow it to reopen, and a design for a new Museum building on an adjacent vacant lot. The plan comes after hearing input from the community over the past year.

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