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“Geo” Immerses Downtown in Color and Light

“Geo,” the Downtown Alliance’s newest public art installation, is now on view at the plaza in front of 140 Broadway — providing Lower Manhattanites an immersive experience in a full-spectrum world of color and light. Created by design studio Hou de Sousa, the 30-by-10-foot dome is filled with brightly colored corridors made of rope intended to echo the towering urban landscape. Visitors are invited to walk through the outdoor installation, which is composed of steel frames and over five miles of fluorescent paracord, and experience its winding, playful avenues at their leisure. The…

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Three Black-Owned Businesses at the Oculus You Should Frequent All Year Long

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Explore life downtown

Whether you’re making the most of a weekend getaway or looking for ways to mix up your lunch break, Downtown New York has all the shopping, dining and entertainment you could ask for. From City Hall to The Battery, savor one-of-a-kind flavors, discover awe-inspiring museums, catch a show and so much more.

When one square mile contains infinite possibility, you never know what’s next. So get going, and see what’s happening in Downtown New York.

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Downtown has been changing

Managing the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Business Improvement District (BID), the Downtown Alliance is your first and best business resource. Whether you’re dreaming of a grand opening or big-time growth, we’re here to help in more ways than one.

Who is the downtown alliance

Our mission at the Alliance for Downtown New York is to provide service, advocacy, research and information to enhance the quality of life in Lower Manhattan and advance the vibrant neighborhood as a global model of a 21st century Central Business District. By supporting economic development, public safety, sanitation, transportation and more, we strive to make Lower Manhattan an exciting, clean and safe place to live, work and play.

About the Alliance