January 23, 2014
On Jan. 20, Crain's New York offered an editorial on Justice Donna Mills' ruling in a lawsuit seeking to overturn the City approvals NYU received for new academic facilities. While Mills dismissed five of six arguments against NYU, she concluded that the university cannot use two strips of City-owned land as staging areas for construction—even though they're officially mapped as streets, not parkland. Crain's assesses the decision: "In trying to protect public open space, the judge may have unintentionally done just the opposite."
Read the entire Crain's New York editorial here.
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