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Construction worker falls from University Place scaffolding

Construction worker falls from University Place scaffolding

November 19, 2013


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Jaime Sillart, a 56-year-old D.P. Construction and Management employee of Bergenfield, N.J., fell from scaffolding at the NYU Languages and Literature building at 19 University Pl. on Nov. 15. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he was pronounced dead. NYU issued a statement on Friday that s...

Small businesses in Village cannot withstand rent increases

Small businesses in Village cannot withstand rent increases

September 16, 2013


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  101 University Pl., once occupied by University Restaurant diner, has been replaced by Austrian candy and snack shop chain Gunz Fine European Food. Gunz has been operating a New York-based food importing company, Gunz America Corporation, for three years, but the Greenwich Village location...

Woman falls to death on University Place

Woman falls to death on University Place

October 23, 2012


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A 57-year-old woman, who lived on Avenue C in Stuyvesant Town, leaped to her death from the eighth floor of 113 University Place a little after noon Monday, according to the New York Police Department. NYU spokesman John Beckman said the individual was not affiliated with the university. At the...