Cornell NYC Tech And Roosevelt Island's Gallery RIVAA Sharing Main Street Space And Costs - Cornell NYC Tech Staff On Site Wednesdays and Fridays
... Gallery RIVAA was a subject during July 30 Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) Real Estate Advisory Committee meeting update (full audio web cast of meeting here) from Main Street Master Leaseholder David Kramer Of Hudson Related. During a discussion on the use of the second floor space of 504 Main Street, Mr. Kramer reported that Gallery RIVAA has partnered with Cornell NYC Tech to share its premises. Cornell NYC Tech will share the space for public events and exhibits as well as contribute to the rent for the premises...
Yesterday, Cornell NYC Tech sent out this press release:
Cornell Tech announced today that it will open a space at the Roosevelt Island Visual Art Association (RIVAA), 527 Main Street on Roosevelt Island. Starting September 3rd, Assistant Director of Government and Community Relations Jane Swanson, as well as other Cornell Tech staff, plan to be on site at the gallery on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m-12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. Members of the public are encouraged to stop by to learn about the Cornell Tech campus and talk to staff. To celebrate the opening, Cornell Tech will host an open house with light refreshments at the space throughout the day on Wednesday, September 10th.Here's David Kramer discussing the Gallery RIVAA and Cornell NYC Tech space and cost sharing arrangement
Through the gallery space, Cornell Tech plans to bring its vision, and its interplay of technology and creativity, to the wider community, as well as to share information about the progress of the academic programs and campus construction.
“As Cornell Tech’s campus on the south end of Roosevelt Island begins to take shape and we’re less than three years away from opening, I am thrilled that we will soon have a presence on Main Street,” said Jane Swanson, Assistant Director of Government and Community Relations at Cornell Tech.
"I am very excited to welcome Cornell Tech to the RIVAA gallery, and hope the Roosevelt Island community will come out to learn about the campus and see the other exciting works of art we have on exhibit,” said Tad Sudol, President of RIVAA.
Members of the public can stay up to date on the hours of operation of the gallery space by signing up for campus updates at construction.tech.cornell.edu.
Cornell Tech is a revolutionary model for graduate education that fuses technology with business and creative thinking. Cornell Tech brings together like-minded faculty, business leaders, tech entrepreneurs, and students in a catalytic environment to produce visionary ideas grounded in significant needs that will reinvent the way we live. Cornell Tech’s temporary campus has been up and running at Google’s Chelsea building since 2012, with a growing world-class faculty, and master’s and Ph.D. students who work with tech-oriented organizations and on their own start-ups. Construction is underway on Cornell Tech’s permanent, sustainable 12-acre campus on Roosevelt Island, with a first phase due to open in 2017. When fully completed, the campus will include 2 million square feet of state-of-the-art buildings, over 2 acres of open space, and will be home to more than 2,000 graduate students and nearly 280 faculty and staff.
at the July 30 RIOC Real Estate Advisory Committee meeting.
Financial terms of the arrangement were not revealed.