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New NYU-Poly Space in Brooklyn Set for Ribbon-Cutting

January 17, 2012
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City and Brooklyn Officials Join NYU Leadership to Inaugurate 120,000 sq ft Expansion Space in MetroTech

WHAT: 

A ribbon-cutting to officially open a major expansion for NYU-Poly: 120,000 sq ft in MetroTech for the Computer Science and Engineering Department, the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, computational labs, classrooms, faculty offices, and administrative space.

The expansion is part of both NYU’s city-wide approach to development of new academic space under its NYU 2031 plan – fully half of which will be outside Greenwich Village – and NYU-Poly’s i2e campus transformation.

WHO:   

Marty Markowitz, Brooklyn Borough President

Joan Millman, member of the New York State Assembly

Gale Brewer, member of the New York City Council

Robert Steel, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development

Josh Wallack, COO of the NYC Economic Development Corporation

John Sexton, president of NYU

Jerry Hultin, president of NYU-Poly

Tucker Reed, president of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership

Bruce Ratner, chair and CEO of Forest City Ratner

Kenneth Daly, president of National Grid for New York

WHERE:               

The NYU-Poly lobby of 2 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY (Lawrence St.)

WHEN: 

Friday, January 20, 2012 at 1:00 pm

 

Additional contact:

Kathleen Hamilton, NYU-Poly

718.260.3792

hamilton@poly.edu

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
New York City, NYU 2031

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: John Beckman | (212) 998-6848

New NYU-Poly Space in Brooklyn Set for Ribbon-Cutting

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