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Howard Hughes Corp. $751M project to be completed before corporate sale

Although the publicly traded Howard Hughes Corp. is testing the waters for a possible corporate sale, the offering is unlikely to have any impact on its nearly finished South Street Seaport redevelopment. The $751 million project is on track to be completed well before any possible sale of the larger real estate company. And as summer kicks into high gear, there’s more construction going on at the East River shoreline complex than the area’s many visitors can keep track of. The most prominent sight in what’s now called the Seaport District project is reconstruction of the Tin Building — the decayed landmarked structure that previously hugged the FDR Drive overpass. It’s being painstakingly rebuilt 33 feet east of its origin ...