In the News: By Chloe Opens Today

••• “According to a discussion at a summer meeting of the Battery Park City Authority board, there may yet be an opportunity to revise the most controversial aspect of the plan to build resiliency measures in Wagner Park, but the potential scope of such modification appears to be limited. […] The most contentious aspect of this design is a proposal to demolish the the current Wagner Park pavilion, and replace it with a multi-story structure that will also have a roof deck.” Rendering above. —Broadsheet

•••”The word went out on the morning of Sept. 10 among lovers of the historic South Street Seaport. Jack Putnam, its unofficial historian and keeper of its stories, had died on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at the age of 82.” —Downtown Post NYC

••• “The massive new Seaport District location of By Chloe opens today. It seats 70 including the outdoor space.” —Eater

••• “In an emotional ceremony at the Museum of Jewish Heritage on Wednesday, federal authorities returned a Renoir painting, looted by the Nazis in 1941, to its rightful owner.” —Tribeca Trib

••• “The Tribeca neighborhood around 173 Duane was engulfed in tobacco smoke in 1886 when this tobacco factory caught fire.” —Daytonian in Manhattan