Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer released his conditional approval for NYU 2031 this morning. According to a press release, "Stringer secured major commitments to and mitigations for the project, which include a significant overall density reduction; designation and preservation of public-strips as parkland; elimination of a temporary gymnasium on the site of two community playgrounds;
elimination of proposed dormitories on the Bleecker Building; and an affirmation of NYU’s commitment to provide space for a K-8 school."
Read the full press release at http://www.mbpo.org/release_details.asp?id=1935. The conditional approval document is available at http://www.mbpo.org/uploads/NYUULURP.pdf.