NEW YORK CITY—NYU has unveiled its plans to turn the long-dormant, city-owned 370 Jay St., in Downtown Brooklyn, into a modern, sustainable academic center. The refurbished building will be part of the University’s expanding engineering and applied sciences programs in Brooklyn. 

The 500,000 square-foot building—one of the city’s designated “genius schools” to help foster New York’s fledgling tech/innovation economy —will serve as the home of NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress. It also will house NYU’s highly-regarded entrepreneurial incubators, as well as additional classrooms and office space for various NYU programs.

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