Monday, December 3, 2012

Report of the CB2 Arts & Institutions Committee

October 23, 2012

The Arts & Institutions Committee of Community Board #2, Manhattan, held a meeting on October 23rd, 2012, at 6:30 PM, at the Church of Our Lady of Pompeii, Father Demo Hall.

Board Members Present: Terri Cude, Chair; Robin Rothstein, Anne Hearn
Board Members Excused: Jo Hamilton, Arthur Kriemelman, Susan Wittenberg
Board Members Absent: none
Other CB2 Members attending:  David Gruber, CB2 Chair; Susanna Aaron, Lois Rakoff
Elected Officials attending: Katie Smith representing U.S. Congressman Nadler, Sarah Malloy-Good representing State Assemblymember Glick, Matthew Viggiano representing Councilmember Chin.

A presentation by New York University (NYU) was given by Dr. Alicia Hurley, reporting on what was included in the final approvals for the NYU 2031 Core Expansion Plan, as well as timing and phasing of the proposed construction on the Superblocks between Houston and W. 3rd Streets and Mercer Street and LaGuardia Place.