Category Archives: Financial District

A tour of World Trade Center Tower 4 and Tower 7

September 19, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Dara McQuillan of Silverstein Properties took us

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Exclusive: Have rent increases in BPC been illegal?

June 20, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV previously reported, “Exclusive: Your building is likely rent stabilized and you had no idea” in which we uncovered

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A new form of Downtown gentrification: One percenters evicting the mere wealthy

March 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has reported on several cases recently of wealthy families with incomes over six-figures, renting apartments that cost well more than $3,000 per month, who have been evicted as their buildings were … Continue reading

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Interview with the founders of Shakespeare Downtown

November 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We interviewed the founders of the new

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New operator for Downtown Connection buses to be chosen soon

February 20, 2015- By Steven E. Greer I spoke with Andy Breslau of the Downtown Alliance to get an update on the RFP process to select

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Nobu is leaving Tribeca for historic building on Broadway in FiDi

February 10, 2015- The Post reports, “Nobu, for 20 years one of New York’s most storied

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Tear down the Rector Street bridge

April 13, 2014- By Steven E. Greer When something unsightly sticks around for so long, people tend to tune it out and just accept it. Like an abandoned rubber tire plant in Akron or trash barges in the Fresh Kills, … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor: The Rector Street Bridge should come down, and don’t build another one!

April 13, 2014- By Gerald Hanweck Dear Editor, Right on! And don’t build the new one, either. It’s a waste of money.

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Local electeds have “no comment” of support for Sheldon Silver

January 23, 2015- DNAinfo reports that key elected officials declined to comment on the Sheldon Silver arrest as the

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Finally, Downtown gets a club for proper dignified orgies

October 2, 2014- A Citi Bike friendly orgy club has opened. The Post reports, “A wild swingers club has been operating out of a Financial District office building — with wall-shaking sex parties

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Demolition to begin on old 74 Trinity place

December 28, 2014- The controversial Trinity church is set to demolish the existing building at 74 Trinity

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Plans for the old Syms store on Greenwich Street in FiDi

  December 17, 2014- The not-so-reliable rumor mongers at The Post claim that the Syms store is being shopped around to become yet

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Review: The new Denny’s by City Hall brings life to a no-man’s land

August 29, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The controversial new Denny’s opened today

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The new Fulton Station

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Why does Downtown have no good pizza?

December 9, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I rarely eat pizza, but had a craving for it yesterday. I almost used Seamless to order Skinny Pizza from Hudson Eats,

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The celebrity sunflowers of Downtown

August 25, 2014- Several community gardeners in Battery Park, at Albany Street and the West Side Highway, have grown extraordinary tall sunflowers this year.

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The new Greer middle school at the Seaport

November 21, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In February of this year, BatteryPark.TV observed during a CB1

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The Silverstein Four Seasons at 30 Park Place

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Howard Hughes Unveils South Street Seaport Proposal

November 24, 2014- Observer reports, ““Unfortunately, it’s clear that the Howard Hughes Corp. has not fully considered all of the guidelines put

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Wall Street banker found dead with throat cut just south of WTC

November 19, 2014- Near BPC, on the south side of the WTC complex, a 41-year-old Managing Director at Citigroup,

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