$2B NYC Cornell Tech Campus Gets Community Board OK

Law360, New York (December 21, 2012, 3:42 PM EST) -- The Manhattan community board responsible for reviewing development projects on Roosevelt Island gave Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology the green light Thursday to move forward in the land-use approval process for their $2 billion science and technology campus.

Manhattan Community Board 8 approved the plan to build a sprawling campus on a 12-acre parcel of the island exactly one year after the city selected Cornell and Technion to develop the project.

“We appreciate the support of our new neighbors and assure them that...
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