Jessica Lappin, former council member who ran for Manhattan Boro President, has been
appointed to be the new president of the Alliance for Downtown New York. The Downtown
Alliance is the largest BID( business improvement district) in the country.
During her campaign Lappin made a point of understanding the important issues downtown
she had a command of the issues including: land use, planning, parks and
infrastructure. She was also the only public school parent in the boro president race.
|Jessica Lappin at Meet and Greet in the Financial District June 2013|
"The transformation unfolding in Lower Manhattan is inspiring,” Lappin said in the statement. “Few places anywhere can boast of the constellation of game-changing projects underway and nearing fruition. Lower Manhattan is an extraordinary place. Working on behalf of the area’s businesses, residents, workers and visitors will be an honor and a privilege. "
Jessica Lappin will be a big asset to the downtown community.
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