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Twenty Years Ago, Lower Manhattan Changed Forever

The events of September 11, 2001 left a hole in the city, wounding our neighborhood so deeply some believed we’d never recover. The grief born of...

Remembering 9/11

 Twelve years since the Twin Towers fell on 9/11, we’ll pause again and remember the people and events of a day that has forever changed the...

Meet Our Staff: Andrew Breslau

Andrew Breslau Vice President, Communications and MarketingYou started with the Downtown Alliance recently. What does it mean to you to serve in this...

Picture Lower Manhattan: Zuccotti Park

Zuccotti Park has had quite a history.  Formerly called Liberty Plaza Park, it was built in 1968 in return for a height bonus for an adjacent...

Guiding Visitors Through A Difficult Chapter in New York City History

A former television newsman, Philip O'Brien was always in the middle of major news stories during his fast-paced career. Two years ago – after...

Meet a Lower Manhattan Business: Essex World Café

Vivia Amalfitano’s family, which owns Essex World Café, watched the first World Trade Center towers being built, and now has a front-row seat to...

Developing Lower Manhattan: Fiterman Hall

In just a few weeks the Borough of Manhattan Community College launches the 2012-2013 academic year with the opening of the new, 14-story Fiterman...

British Memorial Garden at Hanover Square Renamed to Honor Queen Elizabeth II for her Diamond Jubilee

Yesterday, Downtown Alliance President Elizabeth H. Berger and Chairman Robert R. Douglass joined the Very Reverend Dr. John Hall, Dean of...

THE POST-9/11 TRIUMPH OF LOWER MANHATTAN

By Liz BergerLower Manhattan is back—and better than ever.On September 11, 2001, the worst terrorist attack ever on American soil took 2,752 ...

The State of Lower Manhattan a Decade Later

The eyes of the world are on Lower Manhattan as we near the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center. And what they will see is...