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Wall Street Meets Hippies As Green Energy Turns Into Big Business

8/6/2014

GIGAOM

Lower Manhattan is a place that rings with “the sound of well-educated young white men baying for money on the bond market,” in the immortal words of Tom Wolfe. But these days the world’s financial center is also forging a new identify as a clean,...

 

Downtown Connection Bus

8/4/2014

Downtown Post NYC

Battery Park City Authority Board of Directors (again) debates support for Connection bus: It's that time of year again, when the Battery Park City Authority board of directors wonders how much the Connection bus run by the Downtown Alliance is...

 

Where To Get A (Solar) Charge In Lower Manhattan

8/4/2014

Downtown Post NYC

Claire Weisz, principal of WXY architects, had a dilemma. She had just disembarked at Pier 15 in the South Street Seaport from an Open House New York boat tour of the East River on which she and two other experts spoke about the changing waterfront...

 

Want Wine While You Work? Here's Where to Bring Your Laptop Downtown

7/29/2014

DNAinfo

Summer is no time to be stuck working in an office or your apartment. If you're looking to take your laptop out on the town, DNAinfo New York has some spots in Lower Manhattan where the Wi-Fi signal is strong and you can enjoy a cup of coffee, a...

 

Greenmarket, Pedestrian Plaza Coming To Site Near World Trade Center

7/23/2014

Tribeca Trib

A Greenmarket is relocating to a new space just south of the World Trade Center site, a small step towards what is hoped will become a bigger market—and a homecoming of sorts.

 

Woman In Charge - Jessica Lappin Proves She's A Worthy Successor

7/23/2014

Downtown Magazine

When former Downtown Alliance President Elizabeth Berger tragically passed away last summer, there was concern that no one could replace the tireless advocate for Lower Manhattan.

 

Higher Technology in Lower Manhattan

7/22/2014

The Broadsheet Daily

LaunchLM, an initiative of the Alliance for Downtown New York, tracks and promotes technology sector developments in Lower Manhattan. An ongoing lecture series, "Big Ideas for Smart Cities," explores the use of innovative technologies in urban...

 

Silverstein Signs 100,000 S/F Tech Tenant at 4 WTC

7/21/2014

Real Estate Weekly

Silverstein Properties announced today that global technology company MediaMath has signed a 15-year, 106,000 s/f lease at 4 World Trade Center.

 

LAUNCH LM Series Continues With Session On 'Placemaking'

7/21/2014

Downtown Post NYC

"Placemaking" is a word dearly loved by current urban planners but probably not clearly understood by those not immersed in that work. It refers to the way the people in a community define and utilize shared spaces that are central to their...

 

Lower Manhattan Economy Taking Off But Many New Jobs Are Low Wage

7/18/2014

Reuters

Lower Manhattan’s economy is set to take-off. New shopping centers, hotels and food courts are opening in the area that looked more like a war zone after the attacks on September 11, 2001.

 

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