Post a pic of a prime parking-lot development site on Curbed, and there's bound to be a groundbreaking there before long. Friday afternoon, it was the site at West Broadway and Leonard where the trailers were on top of the scaffolding. Today, it's filled with white and blue balloons and signs for New York Law School, according to not one but two intrepid correspondents. All of which led us to the rendering you see above, which shows the school's new glass-enclosed 200,000-square-foot building, set to be done by fall 2008. Click through to the PR for more on architecture firm SmithGroup's "transparent envelope" and other funky design features.
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