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Articles about "World Financial Center"

  • A Room With A View: Hotels On The Rise Around Lower Manhattan By Shwetha Ravishankar | December 26, 2013

    Lower Manhattan has been the buzz of the town, since the day a plane crashed into the Twin Towers, to this day, when proud New Yorker’s look up to the now complete Freedom Tower. Staying strong and bouncing back is what New York and New Yorkers are all about. In keeping with the spirit, dozens of developers have set their eye on the growing hotel boom in Lower Manhattan. 

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  • Look Out, Upper East Side: Downtown Manhattan is Coming for You By Nikki Hess | June 14, 2013

    The Upper East Side is a Manhattan neighborhood synonymous with high culture, wealth, and luxury. Historically, it has been viewed as the place to live for those who have a "little extra" in their bank accounts, and its hefty price tags have no doubt served as a reflection of such. Nevertheless, in recent years, the chic uptown area has been facing fierce competition from its friendly neighborhood competitors, and according to recent reports, it has been ousted from its number one spot for the city's priciest homes by none other than the trendy, cronut-filled SoHo. 

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  • Free Concerts Make Their Return to Lower Manhattan By Gabrielle Hughes | May 09, 2012

    New York City's popular River to River Festival is gearing up for its 11th season, bringing in free music and arts events to the neighborhoods of Manhattan.  The festivities begin on June 17 with the Bang on a Can Marathon, a 12-hour concert at the Financial District's World Financial Center.

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  • Lack of Tenants Forces Silverstein to Cap Construction of WTC 3 By Daniel Muhlenberg | January 23, 2012

    Yet another setback has emerged in the construction of the World Trade Center site. Unless famed New York City developer Larry Silverstein pulls a rabbit out of his hat, World Trade Center Tower 3 will look nothing like it was supposed to. Silverstein planned to build an 80-story high-rise, but a lack of any large tenants forced him to scrap those plans and cap construction at a mere 7-stories.

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  • World Financial Center Hits Roadblock By Justin Spees | December 15, 2011

    The world of Manhattan real estate has known for months that the law firm Milbank Tweed, Hadley & McCoy LLP has been in talks with Brookfield Office Properties about leasing 300,000 square feet of space inside the World Financial Center after its current contract runs out. The law firm currently rents office space from JP Morgan Chase at 1 Chase Manhattan Plaza, and its lease agreement is about to expire.

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  • Planned Construction on Track to Make WTC Manhattan’s Biggest Mall By Justin Spees | November 28, 2011

    While construction of the civic buildings near the World Trade Center is at perpetual standstill, the World Trade Center retail construction project is on track to become part of the biggest indoor shopping mall in New York City. The Mass Transit Authority announced late last month that it would lease 70,000 square feet of the storied Fulton Street Transit Center to a retail operator that would populate it with stores.

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