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Big Art Unfolding Downtown

Call it the great wall of Lower Manhattan!

ESPN To Debut Glimmering NYC Studios Next Spring

Cable sports giant ESPN will open its first New York City studio next spring at the new South Street Seaport’s Pier 17 — the latest advance for Howard Hughes Corporation’s $731 million East River w

Painting Walls, Erasing Borders

Late last month, Chinòn Maria, a street artist from Vermont, laid down tarp, rollers and 10 gallons of white primer along a nondescript wall on the World Trade Center campus. 

WTC Street Art

The 12-foot-tall back wall of Site 5 in Albany Plaza on the World Trade Center campus was looking a bit bare so the Downtown Alliance commissioned a mural to decorate it. 

Life Below Canal

One of the things that makes living downtown so incredible is how gorgeous it is. No matter the time of year, the neighborhood looks great.

How NYC's Financial District Became America's Most Alluring Restaurant Market

Lower Manhattan arguably has more marquee chefs now than Las Vegas.

Financial District’s Post-9/11 Growth Comes With Challenges, Locals, Experts Say

Politicians and landlords have spent years transforming the Financial District from an area riddled with empty office space into a haven for young, affluent families.

Lower Manhattan Leaders Seek To Limit Number Of Sightseeing Ticket Vendors

Tourists looking to take in the sights of New York City often buy tickets from street vendors.


Lower Manhattan Office Leasing Hits Three-Year High

Leasing activity in Lower Manhattan has reached a three-year high, driven by interest from TAMI and public sector tenants.

Exploring FiDi: Where to Eat, Shop, Drink And More

The Finical District is known for its iconic landmarks, including the New York Stock Exchange and the Freedom Tower, but there is so much more to explore in the neighborhood.