Seaport City is Luxury Development Scheme in Disguise, CB3 Panel Says

City officials got an earful from members of Community Board 3 and local residents last night concerning their plans for “Seaport City,” Mayor Bloomberg’s proposal to create a new neighborhood on the East River.

Studying “Seaport City;” Public Meeting Monday Sept. 9

Last month we noted that the city’s Economic Development Corp. is hiring a consultant to study mayor Bloomberg’s plan for “Seaport City,” and that a community board briefing on the concept would be scheduled in September.  Here are the details.

Public Meetings on Seaport City To Be Held Next Month

As you might recall, Mayor Bloomberg has tasked his lame-duck administration with creating a vision for “Seaport City.”   The leadership of local community boards received preliminary briefings on the project in the past several days.  In September, city officials will appear at public meetings on the Lower East Side and elsewhere to begin outlining the strategy for post-Sandy New York.