MAYOR BLOOMBERG LAUNCHES NOTIFY NYC
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the launch of Notify NYC, a pilot program to deliver emergency public information by email, text messages and reverse-911 alerts in four City community districts. Any interested individual can sign up for Notify NYC through www.nyc.gov and receive information about significant emergency events in four pilot communities: Lower Manhattan, the Northeast Bronx, the Rockaways, and Southwest Staten Island. The different technologies tested during the pilot will be evaluated to determine whether they could be deployed citywide. More »
Record of Decision finalized for the East River Waterfront Esplanade and Piers Project
LMDC approves Record of Decision and Lead Agency Findings Statement for the East River Waterfront Esplanade and Piers Project allowing Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds. To see the Record of Decision and learn more about the Esplanade and Piers project, please click here.
LMDC ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $37 MILLION IN GRANTS
The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation announced today that it is awarding more than $37 million in Community Enhancement Fund grants to support a variety of community improvements. The grants will fund crucial programs, services and facilities in neighborhoods throughout Lower Manhattan.
LMDC adopts Final Mitigation Plan regarding the Vesey Street Stair Remnant at the World Trade Center
LMDC has prepared a Final Mitigation Plan regarding the Vesey Street Stair Remnant in accordance with the World Trade Center Memorial and Redevelopment Plan Programmatic Agreement. To see the Final Mitigation Plan, please click here.
FORTUNE 400 COMPANY COMMITS TO
WORLD TRADE CENTER COMPLEX
Governor Eliot Spitzer and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver today announced that NCR Corporation, a global technology solutions provider, will lease the 35th floor at 7 World Trade Center where it will locate executive offices, an executive briefing center and will serve as a base of operations for 200 employees. More »
ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NAMED FOR LMCCC
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation Chairman Avi Schick and Deputy Mayor Daniel L. Doctoroff announced the appointment of Robert Harvey as Acting Executive Director of the Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center. Robert Harvey was previously Deputy Executive Director of the LMCCC for capital planning and construction. More »
MAJOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTION COMMITS TO TRADE CENTER LEASE
JPMorgan Chase to Build Investment Banking Headquarters
Governor Eliot Spitzer, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey today announced a $300 million agreement with a leading financial services firm to lease and develop office space at the new World Trade Center complex.
Under the agreement, JPMorgan Chase will move its investment banking headquarters into the new tower to be built at Site 5. The new offices will serve as the base of operations for approximately 7,000 employees. More »
Lower Manhattan Development Corporation Funds Ferry Service from Yonkers to Lower Manhattan
Westchester commuters now have a comfortable and convenient way to get to work in Lower Manhattan. New York Water Taxi has started a new commuter ferry service between Yonkers and Lower Manhattan's World Financial Center and Pier 11. More »
GOVERNOR SPITZER APPOINTS NEW LEADERSHIP TEAM FOR LOWER MANHATTAN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
Governor Eliot Spitzer announced the appointment of Avi Schick as Chairman and David Emil as President of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation.
"With new leadership and a new direction, a reinvigorated LMDC will help revitalize an area that is important as an economic hub to New York and as a symbol of our freedom and resilience to all Americans," said Governor Spitzer.
LOWER MANHATTAN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS APPROVES AMENDED WORLD TRADE CENTER MEMORIAL AND CULTURAL PROGRAM GENERAL PROJECT PLAN
Friday, February 16, 2007
On February 14, 2007, the Board of Directors for the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation took several actions relating to its ongoing work at the World Trade Center. The Board affirmed an amended General Project Plan for the World Trade Center Memorial and Cultural Program, approved an addendum to the Record of Decision and Findings Statement for the World Trade Center Memorial and Redevelopment Plan, and approved the findings of a Technical Memorandum analyzing the amendments and addendum. The original General Project Plan and Record of Decision and Findings Statement were approved by the Board in June 2004.