Daily Clips – March 19th, 2010

03/19/2010

Downtown Express

Overwhelmed by a record number of kindergarten applications Downtown, the city promised last week to build a new elementary school for Lower Manhattan. The new 450-seat school would be located on the West Side between Hudson Square and Battery Park, an area where schools are already overcrowded and the city anticipates still more growth.

Downtown Express

Shortly before the Battery Park City Branch Library opened for the first time Monday morning, Percy Corcoran stood outside, craning her neck to catch a glimpse of the books.

*Crains

Despite the recession and the credit meltdown, New York City remains a global powerhouse for business opportunity, according to a report released Thursday by the Partnership for New York City and PricewaterhouseCoopers. But it warned that “second cities” from Chicago to Sydney are gaining ground—especially in areas where New York traditionally lags, including cost.

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