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Tag: September 11th

Transit Center Will Keep Fueling Downtown’s Engine

By Liz BergerA bouquet of flowers, a quick bite, a literary journal: These are the kinds of little things that make so much of a difference in today’s fast-paced world. Underground connections, soaring architecture, interactive signage and...

Picture Lower Manhattan: Zuccotti Park

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

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

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

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

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...

Picture Lower Manhattan: The 9/11 Memorial

Picture Lower Manhattan: The 9/11 Memorial

The 9/11 Memorial is powerful, moving, beautiful -- and it may be easier to describe through a camera lens than to put into words. The top photo is...

THE POST-9/11 TRIUMPH OF LOWER MANHATTAN

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 ...

Picture Lower Manhattan: View of the World

Picture Lower Manhattan: View of the World

The National September 11 Memorial Plaza--a solemn space where visitors can remember and honor the lives lost during 2001 and 1993 terrorist...

here is new york @ 195 Broadway– A Memorial Installation

here is new york @ 195 Broadway– A Memorial Installation

To commemorate the tenth anniversary of September 11, the Downtown community and all New Yorkers and visitors are invited to view here is new york...

The State of Lower Manhattan a Decade Later

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...