Excerpt from Downtown Brooklyn Report
After the merger of Polytechnic Institute and New York University on July 1, 2008, the Polytechnic Institute of NYU was created.
This urban study was developed during a period of three months, and consisted primarily in research and asssessment of context surrounding Poly Institute in Downtown Brooklyn. The final outcome was a report that contained understanding and documentation of connectivity to Washington Park campus, urban conditions, ongoing and planned development in surrounding neighborhoods, among other relevant planning aspects.
Downtown Brooklyn had already a strong presence of higher education institutions; one of the main objectives of this study was to inform a strategy on how new education and related facilities could add value to the current synergy.
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