January 20, 2012
** DAYBOOK ITEM / MEDIA ADVISORY **
City and Brooklyn Officials Join NYU Leadership Today 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
Note to repoters: This event is not – repeat not – an announcement related to the City’s Applied Science initiative.
Type: Press Release
Press Contact: John Beckman | (212) 998-6848