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Lower Manhattan has a lot of artists, but they are leaving in greater numbers than in almost any community of New York City, according to a new report from the Center for an Urban Future (CUF), a p

This Free Outdoor Movies Series Is All Tom Hanks, All Summer

Go ahead, think of another actor as beloved as Tom Hanks. Now that that’s settled, America’s sweetheart is the perfect candidate for a feel-good summer movie night, which is just what’s happening a

Alliance Embarks On Wall And Broad Street Study

Downtown Alliance launches study for ways to improve Wall and Broad Street intersection: Many visitors to New York City make a detour to see the New York Stock Exchange.

Q&A With Jessica Lappin: Life During and After the City Council

The first time I met Jessica Lappin, she was greeting Roosevelt Islanders outside the subway, hoping to replace Gifford Miller in representing us and the UES. "Good luck, Jennifer," I said.

Cuomo Extends Tax Incentives to Help Lower Manhattan Attract Marquee Tenants

Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill to extend tax incentives for office tenants and developers in Lower Manhattan for three years.

New Leadership at the Downtown Alliance

The Downtown Alliance has tapped influential Brookfield Property Group honcho Ric Clark to serve as the business improvement district’s new chairman.

Local Boy Makes Good

The Downtown Alliance has a new chairman, Ric Clark, who is also chief of Brookfield Properties. 

Live, Work, Play A Moving Target For Developers

Live, work, play, a catch-all buzzword that describes places with a wealth of housing, employment and entertainment options, has become a moving target for developers.

Brookfield Properties CEO To Be Named Head Of Downtown Alliance

Downtown Alliance, the Business Improvement District comprising much of Lower Manhattan, will reportedly name Brookfield Properties Chairman Ric Clark as its next chairman.


Real Estate Exec Tapped to Lead Downtown Alliance

Lower Manhattan’s most powerful commercial real estate executive is poised to become the head of Manhattan’s fastest-changing business improvement district.



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