At Bloomberg Presser, Details Emerge Re: NYU’s Applied Sciences Center in Downtown Brooklyn [LIVEBLOG]

This morning, we reported that the second-place winner in the tech campus stakes is NYU and NYU-Poly. We’ve known since January that the university was the leading contender, but that negotiations were bogged down over financing–specifically, the uncertain costs involved with revamping the MTA-owned 370 Jay Street. But it appears the various parties have reached some sort of agreement: At 1PM, Mayor Bloomberg joins NYU President John Sexton to announce a partnership to build an “applied sciences center in Downtown Brooklyn.” We’re live-blogging that announcement below; you can also catch the livestream here.

1:10p.m. We await the start of the presser, but in the meantime, a Twitter search surfaced the Read More