Housing, Higher Ed, Parks, and Healthcare Advocates Join Municipal Officials In Urging the Court of Appeals Not to Overturn “Implied Parkland” Doctrine
The New York Supreme Court today rejected the petitioners’ request for discovery in a case challenging the City of New York’s approval of NYU’s proposals for fulfilling its academic space needs at its Washington Square campus over the next two decades.
In an important legal victory, NYU won the first of two lawsuits filed against NYU’s Core expansion project. In a suit filed by the WSV Green Neighbors Inc. and tenants of Washington Square Village, New York Supreme Court Justice Ellen M. Coin dismissed the plaintiffs’ motion for a preliminary injunction.
The New York City Council approves the Council’s Land Use Committee's modified version of the NYU Core expansion plan.
NYU today named Steven E. Koonin as the Director of the new Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), an applied science and engineering institute created by NYU as a consortium of world-class universities, global technology corporations, and innovative urban designers.
City and Brooklyn Officials Join NYU Leadership to Inaugurate 120,000 sq ft Expansion Space in MetroTech--Jan. 20
After a five-year planning process and dialogue with its neighbors, NYU’s proposals for new academic facilities at its Washington Square core were certified on Jan. 3 by the Department of City Planning. NYU Core is part of the University’s 20-year, city-wide strategic academic space plan, NYU 2031: NYU in NYC.
NYU today announced that it will seek parkland designation for green spaces at the edge of the Washington Square Superblocks, commonly known as the “DOT Strips,” located along LaGuardia Place and Mercer Street. The designation of these strips as parkland effectively ensures that they will remain as open space in perpetuity.