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HHC: Game Over for the Save Our Seaport Folks……

Cultural Programs Deliver a Variety of Short Term Exhibitions, Installations and Events from New York’s Most Distinguished Cultural Organizations Coming Together for the First Time

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. 3, 2015– The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC) unveiled today the Seaport Culture District, an innovative new program coming to theSeaport District that brings together a dynamic gathering of cultural partners and collaborating organizations, spaces, installations and interactive opportunities on the storied streets in Lower Manhattan. Beginning mid-August and running through the end of December, the Culture District includes a collection of New York’s most influential and distinguished cultural organizations showcasing an array of indoor and outdoor spaces stretching across the historic neighborhood under the direction of architect and urbanist James Sanders, AIA. With the curation of the Seaport Culture District, the company continues its commitment to provide authentic New York experiences that touch fashion, food, entertainment, art, design, history, culture and technology in one bustling, vibrant neighborhood – all while showcasing its rich, historic roots.

“The Seaport Culture District adds another rich layer to the historic fabric of the Seaport District by creating a 21st century hub of ideas, activities and cultural energy,” said David R. Weinreb, Chief Executive Officer of The Howard Hughes Corporation. “This continues the transformation of the Seaport District into one of New York’s premier destinations for new and one-of-a-kind cultural, culinary, fashion and entertainment experiences.”

The Seaport Culture District along with the recently opened Seaport Studios and Smorgasburg provides an exciting glimpse into the future district-wide menu the Seaport will offer locals and visitors as The Howard Hughes Corporation continues its revitalization of the iconic neighborhood into one of the ultimate destinations for New Yorkers. The iPic theatre – Manhattan’s first luxury movie venue – is under construction and will open in the refurbished Fulton Market Building in 2016. In 2017, seven city blocks and the new Pier 17 building will fully reopen with 365,000 square feet of 85 new shops and restaurants filled with art, fashion, culinary and entertainment experiences. The new Pier 17 – where work is also already in progress – is highlighted by a one-and-a-half-acre rooftop that will include a world-class...