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

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

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

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

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...

Dine Around Downtown: Cooking At Home Edition Returns With Three New Restaurants

Dine Around Downtown: Cooking At Home Edition Returns With Three New Restaurants

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

COVID-19 Has Dramatic Economic Impact On Lower Manhattan Real Estate Activity

COVID-19 Has Dramatic Economic Impact On Lower Manhattan Real Estate Activity

Nearly a year after COVID-19 arrived in New York City, Lower Manhattan, like many central business districts across the country, has felt a set of...

Two New Public Art Installations Are Coming To Lower Manhattan, February 6–March 21

Two New Public Art Installations Are Coming To Lower Manhattan, February 6–March 21

The Downtown Alliance is bringing two dynamic art installations, on loan from Amsterdam’s Light Art Collection, to the public plaza adjacent to 85...

Dine Around Downtown: Cooking At Home  Returns With Three New Restaurants

Dine Around Downtown: Cooking At Home Returns With Three New Restaurants

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

Downtown Alliance Invests Over $100,000 To Support Local Arts + Cultural Organizations In Lower Manhattan

Downtown Alliance Invests Over $100,000 To Support Local Arts + Cultural Organizations In Lower Manhattan

The Alliance for Downtown New York has awarded 11 local arts and cultural organizations with $10,000 individual grants as part of a wide-ranging...

Dine Around Downtown: Cooking At Home Holiday Special Features Seamore’s On December 17

Dine Around Downtown: Cooking At Home Holiday Special Features Seamore’s On December 17

Dine Around Downtown: Cooking at Home returns for a holiday special on Thursday, December 17 at 4p, featuring James Beard Award-winning chef and New...