One afternoon, three mellow residents — Anita Inglese, 86, Marilyn Amdur, 85, and Joan Ruberti, 81, all widows — talked about the offerings of the alley. “It’s nice for us,” Ms. Inglese said. “We need places to walk to."...“I’ve been in all the places,” Ms. Amdur said. “One thing that’s good is they put in this long bench. You need to rest sometimes.”...Ms. Ruberti said, “I love it because everything is brand new.” — NYT
N. R. Kleinfield visits "Goldman Alley" site of Goldman’s new Battery Park City headquarters. Looking for the right kind of neighborhood establishments, Goldman's brought in a range of new businesses from gourmet grocers and florists to outposts of Shake Shack, Blue Smoke barbecue and even a new Conrad (a higher-end Hilton brand) to replace an older Embassy Suites on-site.
Previously Michael Kimmelman wrote A Canopy as Social Cathedral about the new(ish) canopy designed by Preston Scott Cohen which covers North End Way, aka "Goldman Alley" in Battery Park City.