Help Save the New Globe Theater!

There’s a public hearing this Monday, March 10, about another great New York adaptive reuse project that we love.

On Governors Island sits a dilapidated military fort with exciting potential.  It was built to defend the country against the British in the War of 1812 and has an identical blueprint to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.  The New Globe Theater Campaign wants to restore the fort and create an amazing performing arts center in the open courtyard. 

 New Globe Rendering

Check out some more pics and renderings from architects Foster + Partners here.

There is a hearing at Federal Hall on Monday to challenge the National Park Service’s decision to eliminate the New Globe Plan.  

Monday, March 10th @ 5:00-7:00PM. 

Federal Hall, 26 Wall Street.

If you can attend, please RSVP by emailing Derek Collard at derek@newglobe.org.

Much like the High Line in the very beginning, this grassroots movement will need significant public support.  Take a minute to send an email to the National Park Service urging them to approve the New Globe!  Act soon!  Their deadline for public comments is March 18 at 11:59PM.

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