Articles on FiDi Apartments

Downtown Rising: New Developments in FiDi

In recent years, the Financial District has taken a lot of hard blows, from the September 11th attacks to the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, but the neighborhood has persevered and promises to be stronger than ever despite some of the problems facing the revitalization of the Pier 17 shopping mall. While some of the more obvious signs of this include the newly opened 4 orld Trade Center and the Freedom Tower opening late next year, there also an astounding 17 new developments and luxury conversions under construction or on the way. 

World Financial Center Revamp Underway

World Financial Center Marketplace to be run by Peter Poulakakos

There was a time when the Financial District was just known for its bulls and bears—today, however, the neighborhood is making a name for itself as a very desirable residential location as well. The area is home to several great luxury condos, and residents here get to enjoy a neighborhood that’s filled with fantastic restaurants, cutting-edge bars, great cafés and more. Now, foodies in the Financial District will soon be having a new place to converge at—the 30,000 square foot marketplace at the World Financial Center.

Best Coffee Shops in the Financial District

Tired of the coffee brews you are getting at places like Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks in the Financial District? Well then, you’re in luck: step away from those chain stores and check out our list of the best coffee shops in the neighborhood!! Sure, these cafés won’t be found on every block, but rest assured that visiting these shops will give you a truly rewarding caffeine experience.

Downtown Development Going Up With Or Without The LMCCC

Construction in Downtown Manhattan Set To Continue

Though construction at One World Trade Center winds down, lower Manhattan construction in general isn’t expected to stop anytime soon. In fact, the Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center (LMCCC) estimates downtown will see prevalent public and private development, which will result in well over 2,600 residential housing units over the next four years. Despite this forecast, the Command Center does not plan to continue its own work beyond 2013.

Top Local Luxury Businesses In FiDi

South Street Seaport Shopping

New York City may seem overwhelming to shoppers with a wide array of shops on every corner, each with its own unique speciality. So we made it easy for you. Here's our favorite luxury local businesses in the Financial District.

Best Spots in the Financial District to Watch The Super Bowl

Best spots in the Financial District to watch the Super Bowl

It’s only Friday, but the question uppermost on everyone’s minds today is: “Where are we going to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday?” After all, the annual championship game of the National Football League is more than just an exciting sports match—it’s a time to get together with friends and family, have some great food and drink, and, well, just have some fun!! As the Financial District is our Neighborhood of the Month, we have picked up some great Downtown Manhattan spots where you catch all the splendor of Super Bowl XLVII and have a rocking good time: