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Downtown Connection Bus to Resume Service in Mid-January

The Downtown Connection bus service will resume January 3. We apologize for any inconvenience that the interruption in service may have caused, but...

Lower Manhattan Continues to See Incremental Progress With an Uptick in Commercial Activity and Significant Residential Demand

Lower Manhattan continued to see positive activity in the third quarter. Commercial leasing marked the highest quarterly total since the beginning of...

Dine Around Downtown: Cooking at Home Continues With Rocco DiSpirito

The Alliance for Downtown New York, the nonprofit business improvement district for Lower Manhattan, continues its "Dine Around Downtown: Cooking At...

Lower Manhattan Jump Start: a Free Program Providing a Path Toward Small Business Success Now Open for Applications

The Alliance for Downtown New York has opened applications for Lower Manhattan Jump Start: A Free Program Providing a Path Toward Small Business...

Twenty Downtown Developments That Illustrate How Investment in the World Trade Center Has Fostered Progress

 In the 20 years since 9/11, dozens of new developments have popped up in Lower Manhattan, allowing downtown to transition from the city’s...

Local Nonprofit LMHQ Offers Free Professional Development Programs This Fall to “Make Your Career Work for You”

The pandemic and its ensuing societal changes have prompted many professionals to rethink their career goals and look to develop new skills. Many...

Public Art Coming to Lower Manhattan’s Storefronts, Lamp Posts This Fall

Local artists will transform Lower Manhattan’s storefronts and lamp posts this fall for two exhibitions focused on resiliency. The projects are led...

Rebounding Residential Activity and Retail Openings Show Incremental Progress in Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan saw positive momentum across the residential market during the second quarter as demand for residential units near office buildings...

Downtown Alliance Partners With Art on the Ave NYC to Showcase Artists in Lower Manhattan

Lower Manhattan storefronts will be transformed into a public art gallery this fall with an exhibition that explores resiliency. The project is the...

Commercial Real Estate Continues At Sluggish Pace in Lower Manhattan

First quarter office leasing in Lower Manhattan was up from the previous quarter's record low but still over 60% below the five-year quarterly...