Catherine McVay Hughes

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Want to Be a Community Board Member in Manhattan? Apply Now

Applications for community boards in Manhattan are due Jan. 30.

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9/11 Memorial Plaza Should Be Open 24 Hours a Day, Residents Say

The 9/11 Memorial Plaza is currently open from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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Ex-Giuliani Aide, Union Rep and Little League Head Among New CB1 Members

Four new members have been appointed to Manhattan's Community Board 1.

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Task Force Begins Review of Controversial 50-Story Seaport Tower

Howard Hughes Corporation is submitting its development plans to a community task force.

TriBeCa »

Silverstein's Luxury Tower Breaks Ground After 5-Year Construction Freeze

Construction of the 82-story building at 30 Park Place stalled in 2008 amid the financial crisis.

South Street Seaport »

Long-Delayed South Street Seaport Park Slated to Open in 2015

Peck Slip Park is set to be finished by 2015, the Parks Department said.

Financial District »

Residents Fume Over Demolition Plan For Former Stock Exchange Building

Developers plan to shut down a block of Cedar Street to demolish 22 Thames St., a century-old building.

Civic Center »

CB1 Welcomes 5 New Members Including Architect, Entrepreneur and Shop Owner

Marco Pasanella, Jason Friedman, Elizabeth Lewinsohn, Kathleen Gupta and Sarah Currie-Halpern join CB1.

Civic Center »

City Announces Deal to Sell Two Downtown Buildings for Nearly $250M

The developers have agreed to build a new audio-visual center for the community as part of the deal.

Financial District »

Long-Delayed WTC Arts Center Gets $1 Million in Funding

Plans for the WTC arts center were approved by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation.

Financial District »

Longtime Community Board 1 Member Harold Reed Dies

Harold Reed, 75, longtime chairman of CB1's arts and entertainment task force, was cremated in Hong Kong.

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Downtown Alliance Offers Grants to Help Small Businesses Hurt by Storm

Lower Manhattan businesses can apply for as much as $20,000 in the "Back to Business" program.

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CB1 Holds Emergency Meeting to Assess Sandy Damage in Lower Manhattan

Fallout from the storm includes damage to local businesses and some buildings still without heat.

Battery Park City »

Asphalt Green Community Center Receives Sought-After Permit from City

The City issued a permit to BPCA for Asphalt Green community center in Battery Park City.

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Trinity Church Cancels Halloween, Citing 'Abusive' Occupy Wall Street Camp

Trinity Church has canceled its Halloween program, citing safety concerns over an OWS encampment.