THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD
The Garment District is turning around! Well, kind of.
The Fashion Center Business Improvement District released a report last Thursday that showed an economic gain in the dingy hood, Crain’s reported. But the jobs aren’t in fashion, mostly coming instead from art studios, hotels, restaurants and film.
The Sun reports that a business improvement district called the Fashion Center wants to get rid of the fashion in its center–namely, the garment industries that were once the bulwark of industrial Manhattan. The idea would be to rezone areas that are now reserved for manufacturing for apartments and hotels. Arguably the space, set Read More