David Rockefeller, who founded the Downtown Alliance's parent organization, the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
, died at his home in Pocantico Hills, New York.
Several major landlord trade groups, including the Real Estate Board of New York, the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
and the Avenue of the Americas Association, decried the new law.
His notable accomplishments included being named Young Man of the Year in New York Real Estate, and serving as Chairman of the Young Men's and Women's Real Estate Association of New York, Governor of the Real Estate Board of New York, Chairman of the Brokerage Division of the Real Estate Board of New York, Governor of the Wall Street Club, Director Emeritus of the Bankers Federal Savings, and Governor of the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
Douglas, the chairman of the Alliance for Downtown New York and the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
, said in a statement.
At a Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
award ceremony for David Rockefeller on the 60th floor of One Chase Manhattan Plaza yesterday evening, the 92-year-old billionaire patriarch of the ultra wealthy Rockefeller clan--who is considered one of the most powerful and influential men in the world--was honored with a renaming of the building's spacious plaza.
The Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
celebratd its half-century of lasting contributions at cocktail reception honoring D-LMA founder and former Chairman David Rockefeller.
At the annual meeting of the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
, Kevin Rampe, chairman of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation and Tom Renyi, chairman and CEO of the Bank of New York, discussed the future of Lower Manhattan--noting both individual events and the importance of keeping Lower Manhattan as the financial capital of the world.
The remarks by the two officials came at a meeting of the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
, civic group of down town business leaders and residents.
He is a director of the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
, and a partner of the New York City Partnership.
The Real Estate Board is helping the city formulate incentive plans, the Mayor's Task Force on Lower Manhattan is reviewing options, the Landmarks Commission is about to scrutinize the area for untagged gems, an Alliance for Downtown New York is morphing into a BID while the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
continues its business promotion efforts.
As a first step, "Built By Bonds," which was launched at a breakfast forum of the Downtown-Lower Manhattan Association
, a Manhattan business group, will call on New York city Mayor David N.