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Nolita »

City Moving Forward With Affordable Housing at Elizabeth Street Garden

The city applied for funding to build affordable housing on the site of the Elizabeth Street Garden.

Civic Center »

Quirky Sculptures Coming to City Hall Park This Summer

Twelve whimsical sculptures will be on display in City Hall Park from July 25 to Dec. 13.

Battery Park City »

New West Thames Pedestrian Bridge Will Begin to Rise in November

The West Thames Street pedestrian bridge is moving ahead after years of delays.

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.

East Village & Lower East Side »

ABC No Rio's New $5 Million Home Moves Closer to Construction

ABC No Rio plans to replace its current 156 Rivington St. building with a larger one.

Downtown »

Cuomo Names New Port Authority Head, Outlines Plan to Nix LMDC

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has recommended that Patrick Foye replace Chris Ward as Executive Director of the Port Authority.

Downtown »

Downtown Nonprofits Get $17M in Grants

The Seaport Museum New York was awarded $2 million from the Lower Manhattan Development Corp., as part of its $17 million for Downtown groups.

Downtown »

Nonprofit Raises Money to Keep 9/11 Tribute Lights Glowing

The nonprofit group Tribute in Light will have no funding left after this September.

Downtown »

Pearl Street Playground to Get $2.1M Makeover

The new playground at Pearl and Fulton streets is scheduled to open in the spring of 2012.

Downtown »

New East River Waterfront Park Goes to the Dogs

Mayor Michael Bloomberg officially opened the first section of the $165 million waterfront park.

Manhattan »

City Scraps $30M Chatham Square Redevelopment

The city is spending the money earmarked for Chatham Square on other downtown projects.

Downtown »

Downtown Hospital Opens New Wing for Healthy People

The $7.5 million Wellness & Prevention Center helps people avoid serious illness.

Downtown »

Deutsche Bank Litigation Could Cut Funding to East River Waterfront

The Lower Manhattan Development Corp. and Bovis Lend Lease are embroiled in a court battle.

Downtown »

Downtown Agency Boots Julie Menin Off Panel

Julie Menin, Community Board 1 chairwoman, will no longer serve on the panel distributing $17 million in grants.