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Art Where You Least Expect It

Art Where You Least Expect It

Walking through Lower Manhattan reminds me of three fateful courses I took in my sophomore year of college: Karsten Harries’ Philosophy of...

First Rule of Real Estate: Visit the Site

First Rule of Real Estate: Visit the Site

By now it is old but happy news that Lower Manhattan spoke, the White House listened and Attorney General Eric Holder has apparently abandoned plans...

DOWNTOWN DIALOGUE:  The Place for Holiday Cheer

DOWNTOWN DIALOGUE: The Place for Holiday Cheer

This is the time to appreciate what’s really important and tie it all up in a bow: family, friends and community. While we are at war and the...

Downtown Alliance Appoints Robin Schatell Executive Director of River To River Festival

Downtown Alliance Appoints Robin Schatell Executive Director of River To River Festival

The Alliance for Downtown New York has appointed Robin Schatell as Executive Director of the annual River To River Festival in Lower Manhattan,...

Terror Trials Don’t Belong in Lower Manhattan, Downtown Alliance Tells City Council

Terror Trials Don’t Belong in Lower Manhattan, Downtown Alliance Tells City Council

Downtown Alliance President Elizabeth H. Berger addressed the City Council committees on Lower Manhattan Redevelopment and Public Safety on the...

Downtown Alliance Unveils Star Sun Burst, A Re:Construction Public-Art Project

Downtown Alliance Unveils Star Sun Burst, A Re:Construction Public-Art Project

The Alliance for Downtown New York today announced the installation of Tatyana Murray’s Star Sun Burst along Hudson Street between Franklin...

99 Church Street

99 Church Street

Covering three plywood street facades on the Silverstein Properties construction site at 99 Church Street, this 500-foot-long work will highlight 99...

Downtown Alliance Sponsors ‘DOWNTOWN EATS’ Food Tour in Lower Manhattan in June

Downtown Alliance Sponsors ‘DOWNTOWN EATS’ Food Tour in Lower Manhattan in June

WHO & WHAT The Alliance for Downtown New York is sponsoring the third event in its series of “DOWNTOWN EATS” food tours on June 27....

Statement regarding the WTC Summit by Elizabeth Berger, President of the Alliance for Downtown New York:

Statement regarding the WTC Summit by Elizabeth Berger, President of the Alliance for Downtown New York:

Nothing is more important to Lower Manhattan’s future as an international business center than rebuilding the World Trade Center site. Progress...

A Dozen Reasons Why Lower Manhattan is the Place to Be

A Dozen Reasons Why Lower Manhattan is the Place to Be

There are certain things about Lower Manhattan most New Yorkers know: It’s a global center of commerce. It has narrow, winding streets, unlike...

Downtown Alliance Hails Renewed Focus on WTC

Downtown Alliance Hails Renewed Focus on WTC

“We believe that the renewed focus on the World Trade Center prompted by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Mayor Michael Bloomberg is an...

Save Money, Go Green and Have Fun: Take a Tour of Historic Lower Manhattan on Free Bike

Save Money, Go Green and Have Fun: Take a Tour of Historic Lower Manhattan on Free Bike

The Alliance for Downtown New York is offering workers, residents and visitors another great reason to work, live and play in Lower...