Blog Posts Categorized as"Downtown Alliance Updates"

06/25/2012 New Re:Construction Installation Comes to Historic Chase Manhattan Plaza

[caption id="attachment_10767" align="alignnone" width="369" caption="Around the Corner by Greg Lamarche"][/caption] It’s a city within a city – in Lower Manhattan. While the renowned Chase Manhattan…

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01/24/2012 The Greatest City on Earth

[caption id="attachment_8829" align="alignleft" width="475" caption="The Greatest City on Earth by Linda Zacks"][/caption] The Greatest City on Earth has come to the greatest neighborhood on earth!…

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09/14/2011 Downtown Alliance Launches New Public Art in Shadow of 4 WTC

Art lovers can now "walk" to "work" in Lower Manhattan. Only a few blocks from the international installation Walking Men 99™ is the newest outdoor…

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08/15/2011 Wi-Fi Meandering Part III

This is the third and final part of my Wi-Fi meandering to check out the status of our Wi-Fi hotspots and to make sure they…

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01/05/2011 A New Year’s Toast for Lower Manhattan

[caption id="attachment_3653" align="alignleft" width="417" caption="Downtown Alliance staffers make daily life better 24/7"][/caption] By Liz Berger New Year’s is a time to consider the past and…

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09/30/2010 Finding Your Way

[caption id="attachment_2932" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Downtown Alliance provides wayfinding signage to help you find your way."][/caption] They're signs of inspiration. As you navigate Lower Manhattan, you…

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09/01/2010 A Conversation With Re:Construction Artist Richard Pasquarelli

[caption id="attachment_2740" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Restore the View"][/caption] There’s a place in Lower Manhattan where the clouds float only a few feet above street level. Walk…

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03/26/2010 Re:Con: The Evolution of Inspiration

When we launched the pilot program in the Summer of 2007, everyone was seeing orange, and lots of it. Traffic cones, plastic safety barrels, fences…

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03/09/2010 Art Where You Least Expect It

Walking through Lower Manhattan reminds me of three fateful courses I took in my sophomore year of college:  Karsten Harries’ Philosophy of Architecture, Alex Garvin’s…

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02/05/2010 Re:Construction

This is the first of many Re:Construction-related posts to come, so I’ll begin with a brief description: Re:Construction is a program that recasts construction sites…

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