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Year: 2013

Downtown Alliance Announces First Phase of Free Public WiFi along Water Street Commercial Corridor and East River Waterfront

As a winner of the New York City Economic Development Corporation’s Wireless Corridor Challenge, the Downtown Alliance today announced the...

Deputy Mayor Harris, Parks Department Rename Edgar Plaza in Honor of Late Downtown Alliance President Liz Berger

In memory of late Downtown Alliance President Elizabeth H. Berger, Downtown Alliance Chairman Robert Douglass, Downtown Alliance Acting President...

Downtown Alliance Welcomes the Holidays to Lower Manhattan

Featuring a whole new look, the Downtown Alliance is marking the sixth year of its annual Holiday Shopping Campaign, which is promoted throughout the...

FACT SHEET: Lower Manhattan Update One Year After Hurricane Sandy

A year after Hurricane Sandy barreled across the tri-state region, all major markets in the Lower Manhattan Central Business District have recovered...

With Recent Tech Leases Totalling 351,000 Square Feet, Report Shows Spike In Growth For Lower Manhattan’s Tech Sector

Over the past year, the number of tech companies in Lower Manhattan grew by 24 percent, from nearly 500 in 2012 to 600 companies today. Additionally,...

International Downtown Association Honors Downtown Alliance with Annual Pinnacle Award for its Comprehensive Response to Hurricane Sandy

As part of its annual Downtown Achievement Awards, the International Downtown Association (IDA) honored the Alliance for Downtown New York with one...

Downtown Alliance Releases Re:Construction: A Book Celebrating Public Art Program that Transforms Construction Barriers into Temporary Art Installations

The Alliance for Downtown New York unveiled Re:Construction, a book of images that celebrates and chronicles a six-year public art initiative to...

Lower Manhattan’s Largest Continuous Public WiFi Network to Blanket Water Street Corridor and the East River Waterfront

New York City Economic Development Corporation Selects LaunchLM’s Parent Organization Alliance for Downtown New York as a Winner of Wireless...

Mayor Bloomberg Announces New Initiatives to Expand Wireless and Broadband Connectivity

 Free Public Wi-Fi Networks Coming to 10 Commercial Districts in All Five BoroughsWiredNYC Creates a “LEED for Broadband”...

Alliance for Downtown New York Announces LaunchLM, Community-Led Campaign to Grow Technology and Innovation Sector in Lower Manhattan

With an upsurge of technology companies located below Chambers Street, the Alliance for Downtown New York today announced LaunchLM, a new enterprise...