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Year: 2013

MAYOR BLOOMBERG LOOKS BACK AT NEW YORK CITY ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2001, AND OUTLINES PROGRESS ON ECONOMIC RECOVERY, MAJOR GROWTH IN POPULATION AND HISTORIC DECREASES IN CRIME

 The following are Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s remarks as delivered today at 7 World Trade Center:“I want to thank the Downtown...

In Partnership with Pratt Industries, Downtown Alliance Unveils Paper Recycling Program in Lower Manhattan

Following Mayor Bloomberg’s goal to double the city’s recycling rate to 30 percent by 2017, 16 solar-powered paper recycling units,...

Elizabeth H. Berger Civic Leader and Champion of Lower Manhattan Dies at 53

New York, NY (August 5, 2013) – Elizabeth H. Berger who as the President of the Alliance for Downtown New York and President of the...

Statement from Downtown Alliance President Liz Berger on Mayor Bloomberg’s Release of the Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency Report

This afternoon Alliance for Downtown New York President Liz Berger attended Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Special Initiative for Rebuilding and...

Downtown Alliance, Council Member Chin, CB1’s Catherine McVay Hughes and Volunteers Make Wall Street Park Bloom

On Saturday, May 18, the Downtown Alliance brought together over 100 volunteers of all ages, including Council Member Margaret Chin and Community...

Downtown Alliance Issues Statement on Expansion of Century 21 Flagship Store

Alliance for Downtown New York President Elizabeth H. Berger today issued the following statement on the expansion of Century 21Department...

Downtown Alliance Honors 12 Public Safety Officers

Twelve Downtown Alliance Public Safety Officers were honored Tuesday, at The Ketch on Pearl Street, for helping to keep Lower Manhattan one of the...

Downtown Alliance Expands Innovative Solar-Powered Trash Compaction Program in Lower Manhattan

Following the success of the Downtown Alliance’s on-street trash compaction pilot program, 16 BigBelly Solar Stations are now collecting Lower...

Downtown Alliance Releases Post-Sandy Report: Lower Manhattan is Back to Business

Four months after Hurricane Sandy, Downtown Alliance data shows substantial progress across Lower Manhattan’s commercial, residential, tourism...

Downtown Alliance Submits Testimony on Impact of Hurricane Sandy on Lower Manhattan’s Small Businesses

Elizabeth H. Berger, president of the Alliance for Downtown New York, today submitted testimony to the New York City Council Committees on Small...