Causes: Economic Development
Mission: The organization provides supplemental sanitation, public safety, streetscape improvement, visitor information and commercial support services to property owners, businesses and residents of an area established as a business improvement district.
Programs: Sanitation program includes sweeping of sidewalks, removal of public trash, removal of graffiti, painting of street furniture, supplemental sanitation services, and coordination between nyc dept of sanitation with issues and concerns that effect the district.
marketing and promotion program includes promoting the district to residents and tourists and to retain and develop prospective businesses, distribution of free printed materials including maps, guides, newsletters, and other information.
park improvements include expenditures made, in coordination with nyc department of parks, to improve washington square park for the general public.