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Columbia Puts the Wrecking Ball to Work in Manhattanville

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Columbia University's appeal of the December ruling against its use of eminent domain is still on its way through the courts, but Columbia is not worried. Blog Harlem Bespoke points out that the university has now cleared most of the land on which it plans to build between 126th and 130th streets. Perhaps not such a daring move: the land under litigation makes up only about 9 percent of Columbia's planned expansion, and administrators have said they have no backup plan if the court doesn't rule in their favor. So, Manhattanville, here comes Columbia!

· Revive: Manhattanville Demolition Phase I [Harlem Bespoke]
· Columbia Expansion coverage [Curbed]

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