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On The Market: Polyamorous House Gets Its First Resident; Prices For HDFC Co-ops Rise


New York Observer

Who’s the prettiest girl on the beach? In 1924 it was Madge Merritt “New York’s fairest mermaid.” Gothamist delves into the swimsuit competitions of yesteryear, when New York’s beach-adjacent neighborhoods called for their most adorable. Though one...


Adaptive Reuse Presesrves Some Downtown Architectural Gems


The Broadsheet Daily

Around 130 years ago, the streets of the Financial District were full of horse-drawn carts and carriages, the sidewalks, packed with dark-suited men wearing bowler hats. That's when the first of Manhattan's skyscrapers were built. At nine or 10...


Conversions Deflate Downtown Office Glut


Crain's NY

Concerns about an oversupply of office space downtown are exaggerated, according to a new report. Despite all the new space hitting the market in the new towers at the World Trade Center site, the Alliance for Downtown New York notes that a huge...


Downtown Alliance And AT&T Install Free Solar Charging Stations For Cellphones And Tablets At 10 Locations


Downtown Post NYC

Access to hard-wired electricity is no longer necessary in Lower Manhattan to recharge a cellphone or tablet. In partnership with AT&T, the Downtown Alliance has just installed 10 solar charging stations. They are free to use.


As Rents Drop, Tech Companies Head Downtown


The Real Deal

With an increasing number of technology companies moving to the area below Chambers Street, the Downtown rental market seems to be flourishing. The main attraction for IT tenants? Cheaper rents.


Jessica Lappin


Downtown Express

Jessica Lappin, 39, the former Upper East Side City Councilmember and candidate for Manhattan borough president, was hired as president of the Alliance for Downtown New York in February.


Momentum Building In Downtown Market


Real Estate Weekly

Despite a sluggish April, the future looks bright for the downtown office market. Lower Manhattan is on fire — and real estate leaders, city officials, and tech entrepreneurs are taking notice.


Capital Real Estate: City Council Speaker On 'Shared Goals"


Capital New York

HAPPENING TODAY: “Tech, Talent and Transit: Driving a Hub of Innovation in Lower Manhattan,” hosted by LaunchLM and NAIOP, 7:30 a.m., 4 W.T.C. 50th floor. City Council holds a budget hearing on the New York City Housing Authority, 3p.m., Council...


Downtown Is A Garden That’s Blooming


Globe St.

For over a year, there’s been a Downtown migration and a buzz along with that about the area’s future. A cross-section of brokers, tenants and related civic groups got together Tuesday at 4 World Trade Center to discuss why this has been happening...


Downtown Shops, Restaurants and Museums Offering Discounts Every Tuesday



Free drinks, desserts and more are popping up Downtown — but just on Tuesdays.


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