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111 Murray Pocket Park Now Complete
07/23/2020

The little pocket park at 111 Murray is now fully planted and open for business, and the timing is pretty good.

Two Of The Downtown BIDs Are Setting Up Open Street Spaces
07/21/2020

The Downtown Alliance is closing off Pine Street from Pearl to William and Pearl from Broad to Hanover Square to make room for in-street outdoor dining — a nice step up from curbside.

LCOR Reaches Rental-to-Condo Conversion Goal At Broad Exchange
07/20/2020
Real estate investment and development firm LCOR has announced the declaration of effectiveness for its condominium conversion at the historic Broad Exchange Building in Manhattan’s Financial Dis
Gansevoort Market WTC Food Hall To Open In The Fall
07/20/2020
Gansevoort Market plans to open a food hall in the World Trade Center this fall, despite the strict limits on eating indoors that remain in place throughout the city.
 
The Story Of A Memorial: The African Burial Ground In New York
07/16/2020
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Michael Blakey, anthropology and American studies professor at the College of William & Mary, about the African Burial Ground found in Lower Manhattan in 1991.
See The Design Proposals That Would Make The Brooklyn Bridge A Pedestrian Oasis
07/09/2020

A design contest launched earlier this year looking for ideas on how to improve the overcrowded pedestrian promenade of the Brooklyn Bridge, where thousands of walkers and cyclists fight for space

Resnick And Ruben Nab $100M Refinancing Deal At 52 Broadway
07/09/2020
Jack Resnick & Sons in partnership with Ruben Companies has scored $100 million in refinancing for their Financial District office tower at 52 Broadway.
NYC Shoe-Repair Shop That Survived 9/11 Now Bouncing Back From COVID-19 Lockdown
07/09/2020
Asimenia Polychronakis was determined to reopen Minas Shoe Repair in June, the 50th anniversary of the business her late father founded.
 
Construction Resumes On Marriott High-Rise At 215 Pearl Street In The Financial District
07/05/2020

After a brief pause in construction, work has resumed on the Marriott Residence Inn at 215 Pearl Street in the Financial District.

185 Broadway Steadily Climbing Above Financial District
07/05/2020

185 Broadway has been vertically progressing over the lower stretch of Broadway and the surrounding Financial District neighborhood.