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Articles about "New Constructions"
NYU 2031 Approved to Both Chagrin and Delight
July 27, 2012
The NYU expansion has taken Manhattan on quite a long and winding road, but the final verdict is here: NYU 2031 is here to stay. By a vote of 44-1, the City Council gave NYU its stamp of approval yesterday, setting into motion a 20-year construction plan that will lead to the creation of four new buildings constituting classrooms, dorm rooms, and office space. Naturally, this plan has been rife with controversy since it was first proposed, and its ultimate approval has proven to be no different. Although NYU claims that the benefits of its plan will far exceed the potential damage of construction, residents of Greenwich Village as well as NYU faculty continue to loudly protest the plan.Read More
World Trade Center Steel Contractor in Big Financial Trouble
January 19, 2012
One World Trade Center, the symbol of America's recovery from the terrorist attacks of September 11th, has taken much longer than expected to complete. Now it might take even longer still. DCM Erectors, the steel firm contracted to fabricate and pull up steel at One World Trade Center, is struggling to keep their head above water, so much so that Port Authority officials in Clinton have been quietly paying their subcontractors for months.Read More