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Locals Oppose NYU’s Updated 181 Mercer Plan

Locals Oppose NYU’s Updated 181 Mercer Plan

Lorenzo Gazzola, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under 2031 Expansion, City News, NEWS, University News

One of the central components of NYU's 2031 Plan is the construction of a new facility at 181 Mercer Street. Several Mercer Street residents have expressed concern over the plan.

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Gallatin Students Create ‘School of the Earth’ 2061 Plan

Gallatin Students Create ‘School of the Earth’ 2061 Plan

Miranda Levingston, News Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under 2031 Expansion, NEWS

A Gallatin class envisions an environmentally friendly "School of the Earth" for 2061 as a response to the university's 2031 plan.

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NYU Langone Looks to Expand to Lower East Side

NYU Langone Looks to Expand to Lower East Side

Geomari Martinez, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under 2031 Expansion, City News, NEWS, University News

NYU Langone has proposed a $32.9 million expansion for a new outpatient facility in the Lower East Side. The project is currently pending approval.

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NYU Expansion Targets Tandon

NYU Expansion Targets Tandon

Herman Lee, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under 2031 Expansion, NEWS

Updates on the NYU 2031 expansion plan and a look at Colombia's joint expansion plan efforts.

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181 Mercer Street Construction Begins

181 Mercer Street Construction Begins

Sherah Ndjongo, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under 2031 Expansion, NEWS, Uncategorized, University News

Construction for NYU's 181 Mercer Street project has begun. Some students are looking forward to seeing the finished product, while others question the necessity of a new NYU building.

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Cherry Trees Downed in Coles Project

Cherry Trees Downed in Coles Project

Miranda Levingston, Contributing Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under 2031 Expansion, NEWS

The ongoing construction and environmental costs of NYU's 2031 plan are making locals worried for their neighborhood's future.

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The 411 on the 2031 Plan

The 411 on the 2031 Plan

Ashley Arnold, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under 2031 Expansion, NEWS

Months after the closure of Coles and opening of the 404 Lafayette facility, the NYU community and neighborhood locals maintain mixed views of the 2031 Expansion Plan.

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404 Fitness Is Open for Business, Brings Enthusiasm From Students

404 Fitness Is Open for Business, Brings Enthusiasm From Students

Yeho Hwang, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2016


Filed under 2031 Expansion, NEWS, University News

NYU students flocked to the new athletic facility at 404 Lafayette on Monday after Coles officially closed for construction.

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Tisch Gets $10 million Donation for Performance Space

Tisch Gets $10 million Donation for Performance Space

Greta Chevance, Deputy News Editor

January 29, 2016


Filed under 2031 Expansion, NEWS, University News

Future Steinhardt and Tisch students will have a professional level theater, thanks to a donation from Iris Cantor.

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Coles closing date finally announced

Coles closing date finally announced

Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

November 17, 2015


Filed under 2031 Expansion, NEWS, University News

Friday, January 22, has been announced as the final closure date for the Jerome S. Coles Sports Center.

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A guide to 2031 NYU expansion plan

Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

September 8, 2015


Filed under 2031 Expansion, NEWS

The NYU 2031 expansion plan moves forward in spite of recent controversy.

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