Here you will find links to community resources. Hopefully this will serve as a one stop for all that you might need in terms of resources in Lower Manhattan. Come back to our site often, we would like to hear from you.
World Trade Center and Related Information
- The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey - The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey manages and maintains the bridges, tunnels, bus terminals, airports, PATH train and seaport that are critical to the bi-state region's trade and transportation capabilities.
- Silverstein Properties, Inc. – One New York’s oldest and most respected real estate developers
City and State Offices
New York City
- NYC 311 – For government information and non-emergency services
- The Office of Mayor Michael Bloomberg – New York City’s chief executive
- Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer – Chief executive of the Borough of Manhattan
- NYC Councilman Margaret Chin – NYC Council Member whose district includes the World Trade Center site
- New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn – Primarily responsible for obtaining council consensus on major issues
- Community Board 1 – Lower Manhattan – Represents interest of local residents and workers in Lower Manhattan
- The Office of the Public Advocate – Reports the failure of any city agencies or official to comply with the NYC charter
- NYC Department of Environmental Protection – Primarily responsible for oversight of water, sewer, and hazardous material issues in NYC.
- NYC Department of Parks and Recreation – The steward of more than 29,000 acres of open space and recreation in NYC.
- NYC Department of Transportation – Provides for the safe, efficient and environmentally responsible movement of pedestrians and goods in NYC.
- Public Safety Information – Provides safety information and recommendations.
- 9/11 Health -- New York City’s public information web site provides the latest information about scientific research and services for people who may have health problems related to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
- World Trade Center Health Registry Community Advisory Board – Evaluates long-term physical and mental effects on the victims of 9/11.
Battery Park City and World Financial Center
- Battery Park City Authority – Plans, creates, and coordinates a balanced community of commercial, residential, retail and parks within its 92 acres
- Battery Park City Parks Conservancy – Operates nearly 36 acres of open space in Battery Park City
- Brookfield Properties– 45,000 square-foot centerpiece of the WFC
- World Financial Center/ Winter Garden – Commercial real estate, fine dining, retail and Arts Center
The State of New York
- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo – New York State’s Chief Executive
- New York State Assembly – One of the two houses of the New York State legislature
- Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver – Leader of the State Assembly; district includes the World Trade Center site
- New York State Senate – One of the two houses of the New York State legislature
- State Senator Martin Connor – State senator; district includes the World Trade Center site
- New York State Department of Environmental Conservation – Chief state agency for environmental matters
- New York State Department of Health – Emergency Preparedness – State agency responsible for health emergency awareness and preparedness
The State of New Jersey
- Governor Chris Christie – New Jersey State Chief Executive
United States Congress
- Senator Charles Schumer - US Senator
- Senator Kirsten Gillibrand - US Senator
- United States Representative Jerry Nadler – US Congressman; district includes the World Trade Center site
- Association for a Better New York – ABNY brings together elected officials and private sector leaders to help solve NYC’s most pressing challenges.
- Downtown Alliance – The Downtown Alliance works to improve Lower Manhattan’s historic financial district, advocates for businesses and property owners and promotes the area as a world-class destination for companies, workers, residents and visitors.
- Lower Manhattan Development Corporation -- LMDC helps to coordinate long-term planning for the World Trade Center site and surrounding communities, while pursuing short-term initiatives to improve the quality of life in Lower Manhattan.
- Lower Manhattan Construction Command Center – The LMCCC is charged with the coordination and general oversight of all Lower Manhattan construction projects worth more than $25 million south of Canal Street.
- Lower Manhattan Cultural Council -- For 35 years, the LMCC has been Lower Manhattan’s leading arts presenter, advocate, and service provider to artists and arts groups.
- NYC & Company -- NYC & Company is a private, nonprofit, member-based organization-and the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York. Currently 2,000 businesses are members of NYC & Company.
- Partnership for New York City -- The Partnership brings together 200 CEOs from New York City’s top corporate, investment and entrepreneurial firms to enhance the economy and maintain New York City’s position as the global center of commerce, culture and innovation.