Nyu Expansion Plan


Opponents of NYU Expansion Get Day in Court

Thursday, July 18, 2013


A court hearing about whether New York City officials improperly approved New York University's expansion plan focused on whether some of the land in question was park land.

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NYU Expansion Plan Bolstered by Court

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

A State Supreme Court justice is letting New York University’s 1.9 million square foot expansion plan go forward, for now.

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NYU Conducts No-Confidence Vote Against Its President

Monday, March 11, 2013

Members of the New York University faculty are conducting a no-confidence vote against university president John Sexton this week, starting on Monday.



Groups Sue City Over NYU Expansion Plan

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Eleven groups opposing New York University's $5 billion expansion plan in Greenwich Village filed a lawsuit against the city Tuesday.

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Council Approves NYU Expansion Plan

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The City Council approved New York University’s contentious expansion plan in Greenwich Village on Wednesday despite continued opposition to the proposal from faculty and neighborhood groups.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Writers on NYU's Expansion

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

As the New York City Council prepares to vote on the controversial NYU 2031 expansion plan, a group of writers and artists, many of them longtime residents of Greenwich Village, has banded together to publish a book of essays, photos, and drawings, titled While We Were Sleeping: NYU and the Destruction of New York, to express their opposition to the project. Novelist Peter Carey, poet and playwright Jessica Hagedorn, and playwright John Guare talk about the impact NYU’s proposed expansion plan on Greenwich Village.

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NYU's Scaled Back Expansion Bid Approved by Council Committee

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

New York University’s controversial expansion plan was approved by a City Council committee on Tuesday after the school said it would scale back development.



NYU President Pushes for Expansion Plan at Hearing

Friday, June 29, 2012

New York University President John Sexton defended plans to increase the school's footprint in its Greenwich Village neighborhood. He spoke at a City Council public hearing on Friday that was packed with critics and supporters of NYU’s proposed expansion plans.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Professors Weigh in on NYU's Expansion Plan

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

As the City Council prepares to vote on NYU's controversial expansion plan, 34 of the University's academic departments and divisions have passed resolutions against the plan, including the Stern School of Business and the Economics Department. Three faculty members: Jeff Goodwin, Professor of Sociology, Andrew Ross, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis, and Ann Pellegrini, Professor of Performance Studies and Religious Studies, explain their concerns, and look at how corporate influence is affecting higher education in general.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Expanding NYU

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Wall Street Journal real estate reporter Laura Kusisto talks about NYU's contentious expansion plans after approval from the City Planning Commission yesterday.

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Opponents of NYU Expansion Plan Voice Concerns at Public Hearing

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The city's Planning Commission held its only public hearing on the proposed New York University expansion plan on Wednesday, where more than 250 people over the course of more seven hours voiced their opposition to or support for the plan.

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Most NYU Professors Oppose Expansion Plan: Survey

Wednesday, April 18, 2012


Most New York University professors oppose the university’s downtown expansion plan, according to a new survey.

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