Thursday, August 9, 2007

NYU Could Expand into Downtown Brooklyn

- Should the proposed merger between Brooklyn's Polytechnic University and New York University go through, the result would be an expansion of NYU to Brooklyn -- not necessarily limited to Polytechnic’s present real-estate, but into other areas of MetroTech and Downtown Brooklyn as well. Brooklyn Eagle

More Thursday links:

- Had the tornado hit Park Slope or Fort Greene rather than blue-collar neighborhoods of Sunset Park and Bay Ridge, we'd no doubt have more fun YouTube footage of flying Bugaboo baby strollers and airborne Labradoodles... Wired Science

- The Brooklyn Speaks coalition and local politicians called for increased community oversight of Bruce Ratner's controversial Atlantic Yards plan. No Land Grab

- DOB: don't bother doing anything about 18-20 Jackson Place. It fell down. The Gowanus Lounge

- Take a look at this spiffy model of Two Trees' ideal Dumbo. Brownstoner

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