Siim Hanja, a Soho and Tribeca resident for the past 30 years, has witnessed a Downtown transformation that has added tremendous value to the homes of nearly all who reside here. Siim and others who live and work here have reimagined a part of New York's history to produce the vibrant neighborhoods of Soho, Tribeca, Noho, Nolita, the Village, Chelsea, Gramercy Park, East Village and Lower East Side. In Siim's words: "This experience defines a certain lifestyle found nowhere else; it is why New York is different from the rest of the country. We have evolved from the preservation of the authentic to the full blossom of the modern in the new works of Jean Nouvel, Richard Meier, Frank Gehry, Robert Stern, Herzog and deMeuron and others... even of the Old Modern in Julian Schnabel's West Village project." Siim's intimate and thorough knowledge of the Downtown residential market has yielded substantial benefits for his clients and customers. His market knowledge combined with fine-tuned a