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Debate Over NYU 2031 Plan Rages On

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, Our Town Downtown

Debate on both sides of the incendiary NYU expansion plan—NYU 2031—continues as the plan remains in limbo until voted on by City Council in July. The proposal passed the City Planning Commission 12-1, with Michelle de la Uz being the sole holdout against NYU’s controversial plan, which has come to be known as “Sexton’s Plan” [&hellip
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City Planning Commission Approves NYU’s Massive Village Expansion

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The City Planning Commission voted today to approve NYU’s massive proposed Village expansion plan, sending the proposal on to the City Council. (by Alissa Fleck) NYU’s proposal encompasses 2.5 million square feet of land—the equivalent of the Empire State Building—just south of Washington Square Park, a press release details. The plan would “overturn neighborhood zoning [&hellip
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NYU Undergrad Tuition Fees Rise Again

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, Education, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

New York – On June 4th 2012, New York University’s undergrads received some bad news. In a long email from NYU president John Sexton, attentive readers noticed that the school is planning to increase its tuition by 3.8% for the 2012-13 academic year. At first glance, the email seems to be a 2000-ish words lyrical [&hellip
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NYU Expansion Hearing Brings Public Concerns to Light

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The CPC's Public Hearing on the NYU Expansion (Sexton Plan) drew the full attention of the maximum capacity auditorium at the Museum of the American Indian. by Mike Vidafar Borough President’s Compromise Not Enough to Sway Public Opinion On Wed. afternoon (4/25), the City Planning Commission (CPC) held a public hearing at the Museum of the American Indian to hear both concerns and support over the NYU Sexton Plan – a project that would radically expand the NYU campus over a [&hellip
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Urban planning experts debate NYU 2031

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown

  Ever since NYU unveiled its behemoth 2031 expansion plan in 2010, it has drawn heated reaction from Downtown residents, community groups, activists and politicians alike. Hosted by the Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS), last Tuesday’s panel of urban planning experts broke little in the way of new ground as the merits and [&hellip
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NYU Gets All Clear For BK Expansion

Written by Andrew Rice on . Posted in Breaking News, Uncategorized

nyuinside_1 Mayor Bloomberg, joined by a myriad of other officials including House Speaker Quinn and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, announced the go-ahead for New York University’s new satellite campus located in downtown Brooklyn. The new building, located in the old MTA headquarters of 370 Jay St., will be the Center for Urban Science and Progress [&hellip
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NYU Furman Center Issues a Fact Brief on Rent Stabilization

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NYU Furman Center's Vicki Been In advance of the Supreme Court’s announcement on whether it will hear the case of Harmon v. Kimmel, which challenges rent regulation laws in New York City. NYU’s Furman Center’s fact brief details the number of rent stabilized units in NYC, and provides both demographic and socioeconomic data comparing the tenants inhabiting these units with [&hellip
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Borough President Stringer’s NYU Concessions Fall Short, Critics Say

Written by AlanKrawitz on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

In his recent conditional approval of NYU’s 2031 core campus expansion plan, Borough President Scott Stringer was able to take a few items off the massive table. But many local residents, preservationists and politicians still believe the plan is huge, despite its recent reining-in. The revised plan, sent by Stringer to the Department of City [&hellip
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Stringer Endorses NYU Expansion

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nyu Borough President Scott Stringer recommends changes to NYU Greenwich Village Expansion On April 11, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer gave NYU a show of measured support by detailing his recommendations for modifications to the university’s proposed Greenwich Village expansion, a 20-year plan currently slated for completion in 2031. “N.Y.U. must coexist with Greenwich Village and [&hellip
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Urban Planning Experts Debate NYU 2031

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Ever since NYU unveiled its behemoth 2031 expansion plan in 2010, it has drawn heated reaction from Downtown residents, community groups, activists and politicians alike. Hosted by the Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS), last Tuesday’s panel of urban planning experts broke little in the way of new ground as the merits and failings [&hellip
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