Rebuilding Downtown New York City

Lower Manhattan Development Corporation

Other Plans and Proposals

Other plans and proposals which helped to shape the work of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation:

  • Alliance for Downtown New York
  • Major Transportation Projects
  • Other Revitalization Initiatives
  • American Spirit Tower
    The American Spirit Tower site and plan is the brainchild of Lawrence Russo. Mr. Russo, along with his brothers Albert & Clifton retain & manage real estate holdings in lower Manhattan.
  • Civic Alliance to Rebuild Downtown New York
    The Regional Plan Association has convened The Civic Alliance to Rebuild Downtown New York to develop strategies for the redevelopment of Lower Manhattan in the aftermath of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center. The Civic Alliance is a coalition of more than 75 business,community and environmental groups representing a cross-section of New York and the Region that is providing a broad "umbrella" for civic planning and advocacy efforts in support of the rebuilding of Downtown New York. The Alliance is working closely with the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, the Empire State Development Corporation, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and the City of New York to create a bold vision for a revitalized downtown.
  • Listening to the City
    Reports from the gatherings on July 20 & 22, 2002
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  • A Planning Framework to Rebuild Downtown New York (August 2002)
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  • A Civic Assessment of the Lower Manhattan Planning Process (October 2004)
    "DowntownNYC" is produced and managed by the nonprofit Project for Public Spaces (PPS) in collaboration with the Civic Alliance to Rebuild Downtown New York , a coalition of more than 75 business, community and environmental groups. Information and ideas put forth on this website will be used by the Civic Alliance to inform its recommendations and reports to the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation, the joint State-City Corporation that is overseeing the revitalization of Lower Manhattan.

Gotham Gazette

New York City, Department of City Planning

New York City, Office of the Mayor

New York City Council, Select Committee on Lower Manhattan Redevelopment

The New York Times Magazine