NYC Council Approves Howard Hughes Plan For Pier Mall

Law360, New York (March 21, 2013, 3:27 PM ET) -- The New York City Council on Wednesday gave the Howard Hughes Corp. the green light to tear down South Street Seaport's Pier 17 and build a 120,000-square-foot mall in its place, on the condition that the developer delay its start date.

Howard Hughes said Wednesday that it had negotiated an agreement with the New York City Economic Development Corp. to push the construction start date past Labor Day in order to allow the South Street Seaport and its existing tenants more time to recover from Superstorm...
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