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  • Statement by Ric Clark, Chair and Jessica Lappin, President of the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
    Today’s regrettable actions by the Port Authority to pause the PATH extension from Lower Manhattan to Newark will halt the tremendous progress that has already been made to create a vital mass transit link between a central business district and its closest international airport. Funding has been allocated for this […]
  • D-LMA’S 2023 Meeting of the Members
    For the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association (D-LMA)’s annual meeting of the members, held on February 27, newly elected Lower Manhattan U.S. Representative Daniel Goldman gave remarks outlining his hopes for his first term as well as addressing a number of the pressing challenges that face New York as a whole and […]
  • “Our City Needs Us Like It’s Never Needed Us Before”: Maria Torres-Springer On New York’s Long Road To Recovery, How Business Leaders Can Help
    On April 5, the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association held its first in-person networking breakfast since the start of the pandemic, and keynote speaker NYC Deputy Mayor for Economic & Workforce Development Maria Torres-Springer was on-hand to discuss the new administration’s vision for the city’s future.  Attendees munched on muffins and breakfast […]
  • DLMA 2021 Annual Meeting of the Members, 03.09.2021
    For the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association (D-LMA)’s annual meeting of the members, held virtually this year on March 9, a panel of political strategists and lobbyists discussed New York City’s upcoming municipal elections, including the jam-packed mayoral primary in June. The panel, which was moderated by D-LMA president Jessica Lappin, comprised […]
  • NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea Addresses D-LMA Members At Annual Meeting
    On March 3, NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea joined the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association (D-LMA) at its annual meeting, where he spoke about his vision and plans for the department, the importance of key partnerships and the privilege of leading “the safest large city” in America.  “We’re very proud of that title, […]
  • Attorney General Letitia James Addresses D-LMA Members at Fall Breakfast
    New York State Attorney General Letitia James joined the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association on September 17, 2019, at the Fall Breakfast and Networking event. “I come here with the knowledge that this organization has never been solely about the business of business,” James told D-LMA members. “You are the embodiment of […]
  • EDC President James Patchett Joins D-LMA At Annual Meeting
    Westfield World Trade Center’s Shari Hyman, Howard Hughes Corporation’s Saul Scherl, CBRE’s Bruce Surry and Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Karrin Wilks Elected to Board James Patchett, President and CEO of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, joined the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association on (D-LMA) March 12, 2019. During his […]
  • Port Authority’s Rick Cotton Joins D-LMA For Annual Meeting
    At the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association (D-LMA) annual meeting, held on March 30, 2018, Rick Cotton, Executive Director of The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey spoke of the progress at the World Trade Center campus, his vision for the future of the Port Authority and the confluence of […]
  • David Rockefeller Dies At 101, Legendary Banker & Philanthropist Was Pioneer In Revitalizing Lower Manhattan
    David Rockefeller, founder of the Downtown- Lower Manhattan Association, and whose masterful and tireless advocacy helped ensure the rebirth and growth of Lower Manhattan, died at his home in Pocantico Hills, New York. He was 101 years old. Mr. Rockefeller was the chairman and CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank and […]
  • Robert Douglass, Founding Chairman of the Alliance for Downtown New York and Civic Champion, Dies at 85
    The Alliance for Downtown New York mourns the loss of Founding Chairman Robert Douglass today. In addition to his seminal role as the Alliance’s Chairman from 1995-2015, Douglass was also a lifetime director and former chair of the Downtown Lower Manhattan Association, and through every role he held was a […]