Columbia narrowly snuck details about its tech campus proposal out yesterday before today’s deadline for RFPs. To make up for the procrastination, however, they threw a quote from The Atlantic into the last slide of its executive summary. Something about human progress, social innovation yadda yadda economic growth?
Stanford and Cornell, who is partnering with Israel’s Technion, have already shown the world their specs, which take the city up on its offer to build an engineering mecca on Roosevelt Island. But like NYU, Columbia is opting for a different location, one that it’s already developing: Manhattanville.