Lower Manhattan Sheldon Silver joins Electoral College to vote Obama

Joined by Lower Manhattan’s very own state assemblyman, Sheldon Silver, the 29 members of New York’s Electoral College will be meeting today in Albany to officially cast their “pledged” votes for President Barack Obama. Taking place...

Lower Manhattan buildings reopening after Hurricane Sandy, but slowly

According to figures released yesterday from Jones Lang LaSalle, Lower Manhattan is experiencing some steady progress with regards to building closings. However, six weeks after the water damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy, 12.4 percent of office space below...

1 WTC spire installation to begin

Tomorrow, the installation of an 18 segment spire will begin atop of the iconic One World Trade Center building. This spire, with segments weighing over 50 tons each will be mounted atop the 104 story skyscraper, making 1 WTC both the tallest building in...

New York City Governors Island moves forward with redevelopment

Yesterday, the Trust for Governor Island issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the “adaptive re-use” for over 40 of its buildings for “educational, cultural, and commercial uses.” The square footage encompassed in this RFP totals...

2012 New York City leadership awards hosted by Downtown Alliance

On Thursday, November 29th, the Downtown Alliance hosted the annual Exceptional Leadership Awards breakfast for seven individuals who have “who have helped make life better for residents, workers and visitors in Lower Manhattan.” These New York...

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