July 15, 2014 – New York Times

Keeping a Historic Ship Afloat, by Jon Hurdle, July 15, 2014 – nytimes.com

Saying the ship could be only months away from being broken up, the conservancy is in talks with three developers about its potential to become a hotel, museum, shopping and restaurant mall, entertainment complex, conference center, educational facility, or some combination of all options for reuse.

…all [three potential developers] would move the ship to New York, its former home port, where its commercial potential would be most likely to be realized.

… The ship may move to a location in Brooklyn within four to six months if negotiations with the conservancy succeed, according to a person with knowledge of the talks who spoke on condition of anonymity because negotiations are continuing. The person said he was optimistic that a deal would be done, and that the ship would be reborn as a commercial and cultural center.

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