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Articles about "Financial District"

  • Neighborhood Spotlight: The Financial District By Laura Schier | August 16, 2019

    The Financial District is a vibrant waterfront neighborhood with lots of shops, restaurants, and attractions to offer.

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  • One Wall Street Begins Condo Transformation By Sean Keeley | April 15, 2019

    One Wall Street will soon enter the next phase of conversion into a high-end condo. What features and amenities will this new development have to offer?

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  • Neighborhood Group Proposes ‘Slow Streets’ Pilot Program in Financial District By Sean Keeley | March 26, 2019

    A newly proposed plan is striving to make the streets of the Financial District more pedestrian-friendly.

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  • Famed Architect Richard Rogers Brings a New Masterpiece to the Financial District By Laura Schier | May 24, 2018

    One Beekman is the latest project from London-based architect Richard Rogers, known for his unique designs of famous international buildings.

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  • Residential Areas of the Financial District are on the Rise By Diana Eastman | December 21, 2017

    Once known as a just a home for office buildings, more people are seeing the benefits of living in the Financial District

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  • FiDi's Tallest Residential Building: 22 Thames Street Approved By Jonathan Tuason | May 01, 2014

    22 Thames is adding to the Financial District’s perpetually growing cityscape by setting itself to be the tallest residential building in Lower Manhattan.  While demolition on the building that was formerly on the site wrapped up last year, the project was stalled by the Department of Buildings’ rejection of an earlier, 841-foot design.

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  • Crowdfunding in the NYC Real Estate Market: The Next Big Thing? By Olivia Smedley | November 14, 2013

    iPod docks, lightbulbs, 3D printers, video games, movies, and theater troupes are just an example of the many things that are crowdfunded these days. It almost seems that any idea, project, or start up company can be brought to fruition in enough people believe in it enough to invest. Most of the the time it’s the underdog that needs that extra push from the public, but now, real estate big wigs are getting into the action.

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  • Nine Nightcaps for New Yorkers to Njoy By Shwetha Ravishankar | July 09, 2013

    Its summertime and the weather is fine, so put on party shoes and hop into these bars that have a story to tell and come from era when you weren’t even born! These are our picks for the best bars where its worth getting high on history. 1. Old Town Bar, Flatiron District

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  • Park 51 Opens to the Public By Daniel Muhlenberg | September 23, 2011

    After a long series of controversies that gained national attention, Park 51 Community Center - widely known by the misnomer "Ground Zero Mosque" - opened its doors last night. In accordance with its vision of being a multicultural community center as well as a place of worship, they hosted the photography exhibit NYChildren which featured pictures of New York City children from over 170 different countries. Sharif El-Gamal, CEO of Soho Properties and one of the leaders of the project, told realdeal.com that, "We couldn't think of a better first expression of Park51 than 170 different children from 170 different countries that really represent our city and will represent the foundation and the model of this project."

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  • 9-11 Tribute In Lights Needs Support To Shine Into The Future By Christine Mulé | August 22, 2011

    September 11th is always clear in the mind of any New Yorker. Whether directly affected by the terror attacks or not, that day hit close to home for each of us. The Municipal Arts Society stepped up on the six-month anniversary of the attacks with a Tribute in Light to the Twin Towers in memory of all of those we lost on that horrific day. The Tribute in Light brings two beams of light into the Manhattan skyline, taking the shape of the buildings that used to stand high into Downtown New York City.

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