Who We Are

The mission of the Alliance for Downtown New York is to provide service, advocacy, research and information to advance Lower Manhattan as a global model of a 21st century Central Business District for businesses, residents and visitors.

The Downtown Alliance manages the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Business Improvement District (BID), serving an area roughly from City Hall to the Battery, from the East River to West Street. As a BID, we provide the following:

  • Supplemental security and sanitation
  • Free transportation in Lower Manhattan
  • Streetscape and design services
  • Economic development advocacy
  • Comprehensive research about Lower Manhattan
  • Marketing and communication
  • Special event programming

The Downtown Alliance is striving to make Lower Manhattan a wonderful place to live, work and play by creating a vibrant, multi-use neighborhood where businesses can prosper and the residential community can flourish.

  • District Information - The Downtown Alliance serves the area roughly from City Hall to the Battery, from the East River to West Street. Read More >>
  • Membership Information - If you are a commercial property owner, commercial tenant, or a resident south of Chambers Street, we invite you to become a member of the Downtown Alliance. Read More >>
  • Annual Reports and Audits

Contact Us

Alliance for Downtown New York
120 Broadway, Suite 3340
New York, NY 10271
Tel: (212) 566-6700   Fax: (212) 566-6707