Articles on Financial District

Long Awaited Financial District Tower On The Market

The highly anticipated condominium tower at 50 West Street is finally complete and on the market. Rising 780 feet and standing 64-stories tall, this glass tower is a perfect addition to the growing Financial District.

Massive Mixed-Use Tower Coming to Financial District

After months of planning, the 40-story mixed-use tower in the Financial District is finally set for construction. At 77 Greenwich street, formerly known as 42 Trinity Place, designers FXFowle and developers Trinity Place Holdings have big plans for the 280,700 sqft site.

Best New Developments in the Financial District

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The Financial District is perpetually adding more and more extravagant developments to the historic area. Many developers are taking advantage of this remarkable location and giving New Yorkers the chance to live right in the place where the city was born. And now, three new buildings have joined the neighborhood, adding to the vertical construction boom, ranging from renovated historical buildings to new construction.

Things to do in the Financial District

As one of the oldest neighborhoods in all of Manhattan, the Financial District offers a multitude of things to do—we’ve compiled a list so New Yorkers don’t miss out on what the neighborhood has to offer.

What is the Fate of South Street Seaport’s Redevelopment?

South Street Seaport, Howard Hughes Corporation, Pier 17, Community Conflict

                         Rendoring of Howard Hughes Corporation's Pier 17 Redevelopment

Redevelopment of historic South Street Seaport has been a hot-button issue since Hurricane Sandy ravaged lower Manhattan in 2012, and the fate of the iconic waterfront remains unclear.

Trinity Church Enters the Residential Development Game

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Trinity Church was granted one of the highest-valued real estate deals in New York City some three hundred years ago by Britain’s Queen Anne giving the church 215 acres of land in downtown Manhattan.

New Developments Coming to FiDi

 

The city is everchanging. You can always expect to hear plans of new developments in any given neighborhood. New York has some of the nation's oldest buildings, while the newer ones are preparing to make history. Check out the top five residential buildings coming soon to the Financial District:

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. 

Pier 17 Restaurant Holding Up Construction in FiDi

Pier 17 South Street Seaport

A year after Hurricane Sandy, and the South Street Seaport area of the Financial District still hangs in a state of uncertainty. For decades, the Pier 17 shopping mall was a tourist jackpot. It had everything—a prime downtown location, a variety of shops and restaurants, and fantastic waterfront views. Several local businesses benefited from increased foot traffic due to their proximity to Pier 17. Though many businesses were unable to open soon after Sandy, Pier 17 was able to reopen less than a month after the superstorm. The mall had plans to undergo a massive renovation prior to the storm, and continues with those plans today.

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.