15 emerging U.S. downtowns

Published On: Mar 29 2013 03:23:22 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 03 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

America's major metro area downtowns have experienced double-digit population growth in the decade ending 2010, more than double the rate of growth for their overall cities, according to the U.S. census. Take a look at the emerging downtowns in these U.S. cities.

Manhattan, New York City
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New York. The country's largest city  has poured more than 430 billion in public and private reinvestment into Lower Manhattan, the square mile encompassing the World Trade Center and Wall Street, since 2001.

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