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The Local’s daily roundup of East Village news from around the Web, including the Mosaic Man’s latest work, the story behind a new hotel of First Avenue and more.
The City Council gave New York University a final green light to build four new buildings south of Washington Square Park, but opponents tossed out of City Hall today vowed to file a lawsuit against the controversial expansion plan.
Opponents hint that tomorrow they will announce new legal tactics to stall the expansion.
At a meeting attended by Rosie Mendez and Margaret Chin last night, members of Community Board 2 spoke out against the scaled-back version of N.Y.U.’s controversial expansion plan that the two City Council members supported earlier this week.
One of the boomerang buildings will be four stories instead of 11.
The City Council hearing on New York University’s controversial expansion plan got a star cameo today, as Greenwich Village native Matthew Broderick argued that N.Y.U. 2031 would further strip the neighborhood of of its character. He was one of about 250 people who spoke out during the packed nine-hour meeting, with about 60 percent opposing the plan and 40 percent voicing their support.
The Local liveblogs a critical hearing on N.Y.U.’s expansion plans.
The university eliminated plans for a hotel and won a speedy approval from the City Planning Commission.
Debates over the future of two of the neighborhood’s biggest institutions rage on.
Critics and supporters of N.Y.U.’s planned expansion in Greenwich Village pleaded their cases before the New York City Planning Commission yesterday. The lively exchange was a critical one, since the controversial project must be approved by both the Planning Comission and the City Council before construction can begin.
A breakdown of the Manhattan borough president’s recommendations regarding the university’s expansion.
A roundup of this morning’s news.
A primer on the concerns surrounding the loss of light that will result from N.Y.U. 2031.
The details of how N.Y.U.’s proposes to replace a dog run at Mercer and Houston Streets.
Everything you need to know about the future of three playgrounds in the footprint of N.Y.U’s proposed expansion.
Everything you wanted to know about the impact on parking from N.Y.U.’s expansion plan.
Faculty members discussed N.Y.U.’s plan to expand in Greenwich Village at a town hall organized by the N.Y.U. Space Priorities Working Group today. The first of three subcommittee meetings came a day after residents of Washington Square Village appealed the dismissal of their case against the university.
The first of three subcommittee meetings came a day after residents of Washington Square Village appealed the dismissal of their case against N.Y.U.
“The judge put the burden on the poor and elderly instead of on N.Y.U., where it belonged,” says the attorney for the rent-stabilized tenants of Washington Square Village.
Opponents of N.Y.U.’s expansion in Greenwich Village, including actor Matthew Broderick, scored a small victory in a packed courtroom today.
Daniel Maurer The new year has brought yet more verbal volleys between New York University’s president, John Sexton, and the most vocal opponents of the school’s plan to grow its footprint in Greenwich Village and around the world. Friday, Mr. Sexton, who in March faces the possibility of a vote of “no confidence” from the […]