Lower Manhattan Redevelopment: High-Tech trash bins

This week, Big Belly Solar solutions introduced five solar compacting waste stations which are expected to reduce trash collection and hold more waste. However, could these glorified trash bins be the key to both a clean and innovative? After Occupy Wall...

2012 Adopt-a-Geranium program to brighten Lower Manhattan

  Tomorrow morning at 10 am, thousands of geraniums in need of green space will be given out at Bowling Green Park (Broadway and Whitehall Streets). Now that all the summer sun has faded away and all in New York can hear winter’s footsteps with...

Inside the Fulton MTA Transit Station RFP

Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) officials have released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to the public. This RFP has been long awaited by many in the Lower Manhattan redevelopment community. With $1.4 billion of public investment at the 9 train junction...

Financial District Fulton Street Transit Station: A worthy bet?

When the MTA first decided to construct a new financial district Fulton Street station, few realized that this include 5 levels of commercial space for an intended, 300,000 customers daily. However, many today wonder how much merit was deserved by this $1.4...

Occupy Wall Street Donation woes provide Ironic Lesson in Banking

 Having already secured more than 8,000 different sources of Occupy Wall Street donations, the anti-corporate greed movement has raised roughly $500,000 in New York and about $20,000 in other cities. According to Ben Berkowitz and Chris Francescani of...

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