Lower Manhattan Development Corporation

  • Film

    November 14, 2012
  • News

    August 31, 2011

    9|11: The Winners

    For some people, the terrorist attacks have been a gold mine

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    What's Happening to the Light-Up 9/11 Memorial?

    ‚ÄčThe ten-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks is coming up in less than a month. Every year, the fallen Twin Towers have been memorialized with twin beams of light shooting up into the sky overnight; the "Tribute in Light" is organized by the Municipal Art Society (MAS) and has returned annually v ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 1, 2009

    Joe Bruno and the Life Fantastic

    The divine rights of an Albany powerbroker

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2009

    John Galt Agent Gets Prison for Deutsche Bank Fraud

    When the city allowed Bloomberg pals Bovis Lend Lease to pick contractors to take down the Deutsche Bank building, which was contaminated by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, they got some lulus. John Galt Corp, named for the Randian superman, made a botch of the job, and its purchasing agent Robert Chiar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Barrett: Bloomberg All Fired Up for Builder Bovis

     By Wayne Barrett and Lucy JordanThe Voice's cover story this week, "Bloomberg's Biggest Scandal--the Deutsche Bank Fire--Should Be His Downfall" -- examined the determination of top city officials, including Bloomberg's longtime top deputy Dan Doctoroff, to ignore the risk of installing Bovis ... More >>

  • News

    July 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Lower Manhattan Resurgence Leads to School Crowding

    During its coverage of this morning's 9/11 ceremonies, WABC mentioned the building and population growth in the surrounding neighborhood. "58,000 residents call Lower Manhattan home," it said, "and building booms as never before." Downtown Alliance President Liz Berger was interviewed, and said "Who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2008

    Bloomberg Wants to Take Over WTC

    Mayor Bloomberg notices that "progress on the redevelopment of the World Trade Center has been frustratingly slow," and in a Wall Street Journal editorial, suggests the solution is to first listen to him brag about how many rich people he got to live in Lower Manhattan just by showering them with mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2008
  • Theater

    January 2, 2007

    Here and Now

    A newly renovated downtown theater space offers a glimpse of projects in progress

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2005

    Campaigns Duel Over Digs

    Rumor has it that New Yorkers are stretched a little thin come the end of the month. With the average price of Manhattan apartments hovering over $26 bucks per square feet anyone not wanting to live in a closet, or Queens, can expect to spend over $3,000 per month for a two-bedroom. What's a renter ... More >>

  • News

    June 14, 2005

    Memorial Plots

    The clash over exactly what story to tell at the ground zero museum

  • News

    January 11, 2005

    Campaign and Caviar

    Bloomberg's wealthy-and-above-suspicion argument? Too rich.

  • News

    December 7, 2004

    The Mob's Engineers

    The underworld's reach into the men who build New York's skyscrapers

  • Books

    August 31, 2004

    Fading Footprints

    Post–9-11 Art reels in the past; an architect looks forward

  • NYC Life

    May 11, 2004

    In the City's Toe

    Living where everybody's in the money and all of New York began

  • Art

    December 23, 2003

    Poor Memorial

    Insult to injury: Looking at the real problem behind the pseudo-solutions at ground zero

  • News

    August 5, 2003

    Zero at Ground Zero

    City Leaves Key Tribeca Project Unprotected Against Speculators

  • NYC Life

    May 13, 2003
  • News

    February 11, 2003

    The Odyssey

    Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Is Back From the Brink of 9-11

  • News

    December 24, 2002

    Design for Living

    Could The World Trade Center Become The World Cultural Center?

  • News

    August 6, 2002

    The Lost WTC Memorial

    Artists Meet Frustration at Ground Zero

  • NYC Life

    May 28, 2002
  • News

    May 21, 2002

    Manhattan Project

    Rebuilding Effort Could Secure City's Future as Bourgeois Playground

  • News

    February 12, 2002

    Rebuilding at Ground Zero

    Will Any of the Possibilities Really Be Considered?