Think "Free"--Promoting downtown
as a whole, or marketing your downtown
business, does not have to be costly these days.
Within the last year, the downtown
has seen new entertainment venues such as Standing Room Only, retail and fashion opportunities such as Jan Browning's, and even office tenancy through firms such as Hatch Engineering.
The new entity, a not-for-profit local development corporation governed by a board of directors comprised of leaders from Downtown
Brooklyn's corporate, real estate, academic and cultural communities, will be co-chaired by Robert Catell, chairman and CEO of KeySpan Corporation, and Alan Fishman, president and COO of Sovereign Bank and chairman and CEO of the Metro New York Market.
A common comment was a desire to get people out of their cars and on their feet through downtown
These reactions are indicative of the types of customers that downtown
commercial interests have tried to attract throughout the tumultuous lives of twentieth century downtown
And in no part of downtown
could they operate on the first floor, which would be left open for retail space.
In contrast to the 'could be anywhere' international glossiness of California Plaza, Pershing Square has brought back to Downtown
some of the pure Los Angeles spirit and imagination for which the city is renowned.
Along with the presentation, NLC will send written information that describes the America Downtown
program and how interested NLC members can bring the technical assistance it provides home to their downtowns
This is about civic responsibility and ownership of their downtown
Association chief administrative officer Udo Rauk says the state of the downtown
core presents an "image of the city itself.
The sooner downtown
develops the critical mass of residential to make it truly a 24/7 environment, the better off everything will be for downtown
We are grateful for the support of TCF and our other sponsors, without whom we would never be able to produce this wonderful event," said Lisa Dinndorf, vice president of marketing and membership, Minneapolis Downtown