NYC Council Committee Approves Tweaked NYU Expansion

Law360, New York (July 17, 2012, 4:03 PM EDT) -- The New York City Council's Committee on Land Use voted 19-1 Tuesday to approve a modified version of New York University's 1.9 million-square-foot Greenwich Village expansion plan, setting the proposal up for a likely win at the full council meeting July 25.

The approved plan is 26 percent smaller than NYU's original proposal, and includes modifications to most of the new buildings planned for the site, according to Council Member Margaret Chin. It includes a 17.4 percent reduction in above-ground density, cutting 212,000 square feet from...
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