New York City Council to vote on NYU expansion plan to the dismiss of residents and faculty
- 07/24/2012 by Jose Santiago (WBAI)
The New York City Council is expected to approve New York University’s massive, $ 5 billion expansion plan tomorrow, much to the dismay of community activists, NYU staff and Greenwich Village residents who say it will ruin their neighborhood.
The plan, in the works for several years, was rejected by the local community board but was recently approved by a committee of the City Council.
Patrick Deer is an associate professor of English at New York University and one of many faculty members who have spoken out against the multi-billion dollar construction plan…