Downtown Alliance Launches On-line Resource to 9/11 Events and Programs in Lower Manhattan

08/22/2011
Downtown Alliance Launches On-line Resource to 9/11 Events and Programs in Lower Manhattan

The Downtown Alliance has launched an online guide to events and programs taking place in Lower Manhattan concerning the 10-year anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.

The webpage – http://www.downtownny.com/september11 – provides the latest information on community events, memorial services, and memorial services, as well as cultural and arts events relating to September 11th. The webpage will continue to be updated each day.

“The eyes of the world are on Lower Manhattan a decade after the tragic attacks, and the Downtown Alliance wants to ensure that anyone who lives in, works in or plans to visit Lower Manhattan is aware of this valuable resource,” said Elizabeth H. Berger, President of the Downtown Alliance.

The webpage currently includes events and programs sponsored by or at the Lower Manhattan Cultural, Museum of Jewish Heritage, Fraunces Tavern Museum, Skyscraper Museum, Trinity Church, St. Paul’s Chapel, Pace University, Charlotte’s Place, British Garden at Hanover Square. Events will be removed after they take place.

The Alliance for Downtown New York also recently issued a State of Lower Manhattan report, at www.downtownny.com/solm, providing a comprehensive review of Lower Manhattan’s remarkable economic and demographic changes and major leasing, development, and market trends over the last 10 years.

Lower Manhattan’s extraordinary growth and momentum additionally is being showcased on 20,000 Delta Air Lines and Virgin America Flights across the globe. Sponsored by the Downtown Alliance and featuring New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, the Delta Destinations promotional video highlights Lower Manhattan as a prime destination for visitors and a top location to live and do business.

The feature takes passengers on a virtual tour of Lower Manhattan’s history, heritage and culture while promoting top area businesses and unparalleled neighborhood amenities. The promotional spot will air on Delta aircraft main screens and personal seatback screens, reaching more than 3.6 million passengers. To access the video please visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GJ7urgEWIk.