The controversial plan to erect a 42-story residential tower where the New Market Building stands at the old Fulton Fish Market, is dead.

SHoP Architects rendering via The Real Deal


The Real Deal: After grappling with opponents for years, Howard Hughes Corp. canceled plans to build a 40-plus story condo/hotel at the former site of the Fulton Fish Market at the South Street Seaport.

“There will be no residential tower on the site,” Christopher Curry, a Howard Hughes vice president told a meeting of Community Board 1 on Tuesday. The firm will build a smaller commercial building instead.

Read more from The Real Deal here and DNAinfo here…


posted by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee