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How Jane Jacobs Saved Greenwich Village, Once Again

The opponents of New York University's controversial expansion plan for Greenwich Village owe their recent court victory to the legacy of Jane Jacobs' legendary fight against the proposed Lower Manhattan Expressway.

January 11, 2014 - The New York Times

Judge Halts Controversial NYU Expansion Plan

Opponents of a massive plan to expand New York University's footprint in Greenwich Village have succeeded in convincing a state judge that a large portion of the project should not be allowed to proceed.

January 8, 2014 - The New York Times

NYU Expansion, Trimmed Again, Passes Crucial Vote

Yesterday, the controversial plan to expand New York University's footprint in Greenwich Village over the next 20 years was approved by a City Council committee after last minute negotiations and reductions, reports Joseph Berger.

July 18, 2012 - The New York Times

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