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The Bones of Washington Square Park

Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

October 30, 2017


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All of us have skeletons in our closets, but they’re hidden away and mostly metaphorical. For Washington Square Park, the skeletons of the past are instead kept underground and are very, very real. In November 2015, city workers stumbled upon two tombs full of skeletal remains beneath the edge of WSP...

Burial vault oversight revealed by professor, LS freshmen

Burial vault oversight revealed by professor, LS freshmen

Alex Bazeley, News Editor

November 16, 2015


Filed under City News, NEWS, University News

An NYU professor and their class discoverd that the DDC knew they would run into a burial vault — and dug anyway.

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Burial vault unearthed by construction on campus

Burial vault unearthed by construction on campus

Alex Bazeley, News Editor

November 5, 2015


Filed under City News, NEWS, University News

Construction on a water main near Washington Square Park uncovered skeletal remains from at least a dozen people.

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