NYU-Poly Expands at MetroTech

“Now that we have space at all corners of MetroTech, we might as well call it innovation square,” said NYU-Polytechnic President Jerry Hultin on Friday.

He was speaking at the ribbon-cutting for 120,000 square feet of newly leased space at 2 MetroTech Center and 15 MetroTech Center. Lifelike computer-created drawings on the wall showed what some of this space will likely look like a year from now, with people working at computer terminals.

In the wake of Polytechnic’s merger with New York University several years ago, there is now a need for more laboratory and computer space, as well as 3-D printers, computers, and offices for doctoral candidates, “post-docs” and others, said Hultin.

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