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We hope you will become a regular reader of Liz Berger's columns in Downtown Express.
Heaven in the Harbor
How to make Water Street a vital and exciting center of life
A Community of Neighbors Grows and Flourishes
Happy Earth Day, Lower Manhattan
Art Where You Least Expect It
First Rule of Real Estate: Visit the Site
The Art of Rebuilding Lower Manhattan
The Place for Holiday Cheer
Working at Home Not Working Out?
Where in the World is Greenwich South?
Canyon of Heroes
June 17, 2009
It's too easy being green
Spring Is Sprung
The Cutting Edge at the Water’s Edge
The mission of the Alliance for Downtown New York is to be the principal organization that provides Lower Manhattan’s historic financial district with a premier physical and economic environment, advocates for businesses and property owners and promotes the area as a world-class destination for companies, workers, 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 services:
* Supplemental security and sanitation
* Economic development
* Streetscape, design and transportation services
* Marketing and enhanced tourism programs
* Special events
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.
Previously published columns:
January 2010, December 2009, November 2009, October 2009, June 2009, Second June 2009, April 2009, February 2009, December 2008, November 2008, September 2008, August 2008, July 2008, June 2008,