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In the News – New York Times – River Campus

Rockefeller University Starts Its Expansion Over a Busy Highway   “Crammed hard against the Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive from 62nd Street to 68th Street on the Upper East Side, the university had limited space for new construction and no real … More »

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Installation of River Campus structure begins with delivery of first of 19 prefabricated modules

Installation of River Campus structure begins with delivery of first of 19 prefabricated modulesOne of the largest barge-mounted cranes on the East Coast will lift the extension’s structural skeleton into place, one section at a time. For safety reasons, the FDR Drive and East River Esplanade will be closed during lift operations, which will occur this summer during overnight hours. More »

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Groundbreaking ceremony marks start of construction on East River seawall repairs

Groundbreaking ceremony marks start of construction on East River seawall repairsThe university has started to refurbish the damaged seawall that supports the East River Esplanade between 63rd and 68th Streets as part of the campus extension project. The esplanade will also be improved, with a new bike lane, landscaping, and a noise barrier along the FDR Drive. More »

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