The truth about NYU, a public school and a neighborhood supermarket


January 12, 2022

Originally published in Daily News on January 12, 2022.

It seems that NYU has mistaken accountability for pandering. The university recently claimed that downtown elected officials who have advocated for a school on an NYU-owned site since 2012 are doing so out of political motivation and not a genuine interest in students. NYU is deflecting responsibility due to their own mistaken assumption that the city would never act on constructing a school at the corner of Bleecker St. and LaGuardia Place.