Cornell To Build Vast New Campus on Roosevelt Island

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Cornell has won the city’s competition to build an entirely new engineering campus in New York City, on city-owned land on Roosevelt Island. The long term intention is to turn New York into an East Coast version of Silicon Valley, with innovative companies forming around a university hub. Read more in detail at The Atlantic Cities blog, “What Cornell’s New Tech Campus Means…”; which includes a link to an intriguing Hunter College urban design project that studied Roosevelt Island in 2009.