The work of the Fashion Center BID can be seen all over the District. Our team literally hits the pavement seven days a week to make sure the Fashion District is both clean and safe. Through a variety of programs in the areas of sanitation and security services, streetscape improvement, economic development, community outreach, marketing and promotions, as well as fashion industry support, efforts are aimed at promoting the Fashion District as a strategic midtown business location and ensuring New York’s position as the fashion capital of the world.
The Fashion Center BID employs a full-time, uniformed sanitation staff to keep sidewalks and streets clean. In addition to street sweeping, the Fashion Center also provides specialized services such as graffiti removal, street furniture painting and sidewalk steam-cleaning. Find out more about the Fashion Center’s commitment to clean streets.
The Fashion Center BID employs a dedicated staff of uniformed public safety officers to keep the district safe every day of the week. Our security team works closely with the NYPD to target areas of concern. Learn more about the Fashion Center’s public safety program.
From the landscape plantings and street furniture that line the pedestrian esplanade of Broadway Boulevard, to the decorative lampposts and lighted information pylons, to the Fashion Walk of Fame and infamous giant button and needle sculpture on Fashion Avenue, the work of the Fashion Center can be seen throughout the neighborhood. Find out more about streetscape improvements past and present.
Economic development is at the very core of the Fashion Center’s mission and this is reflected in nearly all of our programs. Learn more about the exciting projects the Fashion Center oversees to stimulate economic development in the Fashion District and the industry.
The Fashion Center BID works closely with the Partnership for the Homeless and with representatives of many social service organizations to find appropriate assistance for those in need. Find out more about the Fashion Center’s homeless outreach programs.
Tourism & Promotions
The Fashion Center has created a variety of initiatives designed to promote the district and its diverse tenant base, including the Fashion Walk of Fame, and the annual Fashion Center Kite Flight and Arts Festival. Find out more about the exciting promotional programs the Fashion Center offers and be sure to catch our next big event.
The Fashion Center is a proud and long-time supporter of New York City’s fashion industry and has demonstrated its commitment through an array of programs and services aimed at strengthening the industry. Learn more about the fashion industry events, programs, and partnerships the Fashion Center BID provides.