What do Alicia Keys, Terrance Howard, Donald Faison, Larry David, Samuel L Jackson, Giancarlo Esposito and Angela Lansbury have in common? They are all in this film, and they all at one time lived in an apartment complex called Manhattan Plaza in New York City. Miracle on 42nd Street is an untold story, played for high stakes, in the rough and tumble real estate market of New York City in the 1970's. An unlikely apartment building nurtured the careers of a generation of artists and helped to change the future of New York City. Miracle on 42nd Street highlights how the story of a national movement of affordable housing for artists recognizes the extreme economic value artists contribute to communities where they live and work.