NYC Mayor's Rep and EDC President Discuss Roosevelt Island Cornell NYC Tech Project At NYC Council Public Hearing Today
Cornell NYC Tech Proposed Campus (page 23 CB 8 Presentation)
Earlier today, the NY City Council held Public Hearings on the Roosevelt Island Cornell NYC Tech project. The hearings began with opening remarks by Eugene Lee of Mayor Bloomberg's office and Seth Pinsky, President of the NYC Economic Development Corp.
Mr Lee and Mr. Pinsky reviewed the chronology of the Cornell NYC Tech project and provided an overview of issues including construction barging, ferries, K-12 education, security and more.
Here's what happened.
Following Mr. Lee and Mr. Pinsky were representatives of Cornell NYC Tech, Roosevelt Island Community Coalition (RICC) and other interested parties.
Will have additional presentations in the coming days.
UPDATE 5/1 - Cornell NYC Director of Planning and Capital Projects Andrew Winters discusses construction and barging of materials
for the new Roosevelt Island campus during April 30 NYC Council Public Hearings.