About The AllianceDowntown
We aim to provide workers, residents and visitors with a clean, safe and dynamic neighborhood.
Since 1995, our mission at the Alliance for Downtown New York has been to provide service, advocacy, research and information to enhance the quality of life in Lower Manhattan and advance the dynamic, vibrant neighborhood as a global model of a 21st century Central Business District for businesses, residents and visitors. Serving an area from roughly City Hall to the Battery, from the East River to West Street, the Downtown Alliance manages the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Business Improvement District (BID). By supporting economic development, public safety, sanitation, transportation and more, the Downtown Alliance strives to make Lower Manhattan an exciting, clean and safe place to live, work and play.
Ric Clark is co-founder and Managing Partner of WatermanClark, a vertically integrated real estate investment …Ric’s Bio »
Jessica Lappin is the President of the Alliance for Downtown New York. The organization manages the country’…Jessica’s Bio »
Meet our teamsYou never know what you might need, but you’ll always know who to call. At the Downtown Alliance, our staff is committed to your success.
- Finance & Administration
- Research & Economic Development
- Board of Directors
Services We Provide To Downtown New York
Cleaner. Safer. Easier to navigate. And even more connected. As a Business Improvement District, those are all things we want Lower Manhattan to be. Learn more about the range of services we bring to our neighborhood every day.
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The SeaGlass Carousel’s Tourism Connection
Jewel-toned and ethereal, The Battery’s SeaGlass Carousel features giant, luminescent fish and dreamy music in a radiant glass and steel pavilion. It’s a one-of-a-kind, otherworldly experience unlike anything else…