Gallery: Greenwich Village Residents in Uproar Over NYU’s 6 Million Squ...


NYU is a huge presence in New York City, and it seems nowadays you can hardly turn a street corner without seeing one of the university’s plaques. Now city officials are contemplating whether to extend NYU’s reach even further, as the university would like to acquire four more downtown buildings for its kingdom. But many, including actor Matthew Broderick and even some NYU staff, are opposed to the spread, stating that NYU’s expansion will ruin the already dwindling creative spirit of Greenwich Village.

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