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What’s Happening at 181 Mercer?

What’s Happening at 181 Mercer?

By Christine Lee, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, University News

A major component of the NYU 2031 Expansion plan includes a new building at 181 Mercer Street. Community members have mixed opinions over plans for the building.

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Locals Oppose NYU’s Updated 181 Mercer Plan

Locals Oppose NYU’s Updated 181 Mercer Plan

By 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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404 Fitness Is Open for Business, Brings Enthusiasm From Students

404 Fitness Is Open for Business, Brings Enthusiasm From Students

By 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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Activist groups rally against NYU expansion

Activist groups rally against NYU expansion

By Alex Bazeley and Lexi Faunce

September 2, 2015


Filed under News

Students and faculty protested NYU's impending expansion plan on Tuesday.

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NYU 2031 expansion plan moves ahead, despite detractors

NYU 2031 expansion plan moves ahead, despite detractors

By Mike Adams, Contributing Writer

August 28, 2015


Filed under News

NYU's 2031 plan was given a green light by the court of appeals.

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Coles Redevelopment Plan architects introduced

By Katherine Stein, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2015


Filed under News

The Student Senators Council and University Committee on Student Life introduced the architects for the Coles Redevelopment Project to students.

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Court to hear appeal in 2031 case

Court to hear appeal in 2031 case

By Jimmy Chin, Contributing Writer

March 3, 2015


Filed under News

Opponents of the 2031 plan will be allowed to appeal a lower court's ruling which gave the go-ahead to the expansion plan.

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Town Hall may be last for Sexton

Town Hall may be last for Sexton

By Jimmy Chin, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2015


Filed under News

NYU President John Sexton fielded questions from students about university finances and plans for the future.

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2031 plan brought to Court of Appeals

2031 plan brought to Court of Appeals

By Alanna Bayarin, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014


Filed under News

Petitioners are appealing the NYU 2031 decision, which was ruled in favor of the university's expansion.

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[UPDATE] Unclear future for proposed school

[UPDATE] Unclear future for proposed school

By Suebin Kim, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014


Filed under News

NYU backs out of plan to build a public school

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Court lifts hold on 2031 plan

Court lifts hold on 2031 plan

By John Ambrosio, News Editor

October 15, 2014


Filed under News

The three strips land were ruled to not be implied park land by appellate court, and can now be used by NYU as a part of the 2031 expansion plan.

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Rally opposes NYU 2031

Rally opposes NYU 2031

By Rebecca Spalding, contributing writer

September 25, 2014


Filed under News

New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division heard oral arguments today about the legality of NYU's planned expansion.

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