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New York University

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Address: 70 Washington Sq S, New York City, NY 10012-1019
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An urban campus

This is not really a campus in the traditional definition. Rather it is Manhattan, centered in Greenwich building and landmarked by Washington Square and Union Square. If you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not really a campus in the traditional definition. Rather it is Manhattan, centered in Greenwich building and landmarked by Washington Square and Union Square. If you enjoy New York City you will enjoy strolling through this NYU area.

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Kent, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the campus and enjoyed walking around and exploring. This is an attractive campus.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

I visited New York University in December 2016. Since I got my MBA from NYU it was a trip down memory lane. My purpose was to take a Chinese NYU MBA student out to lunch and give her career advice. So before I met her, I walked around NYU for 45 minutes. After walking through Washington Square Park, I went... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my time in the area. It is in a special and diverse part of the city. An interesting way to spend an afternoon!

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Nederland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This is an amazing university right in the heart of NYC!!! We stopped at a local Starbucks waiting on the bookstore to open and met some of the nicest students!!! They spoke to my daughter about all of the great things about NYU!!! The neighborhood that it's in is also fun, hip, and full of activity!!!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

NYU was relatively small until a decision was made to expand and it has grown at an alarming rate by grabbing up buildings, empty lots and theaters and growing. It has changed the Washington square area not always for the better but is a big economic force in the city. You need to see the buildings and marvel at so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Beautiful and fun to visit. It is bordered by Washington Square Park - a very colorful part of NYC. I loved this place as a student and then as a faculty member. There are so many new and beautiful buildings. The Kimmell Student Center and the Bobst Library are my favorites. Summer programs for highschool students abound!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

We were at the Mercer St in Courant Institute of Maths, one of the most prestigious Maths schools in the US, part of NYU. Being at NYU is a very unique feeling,the campus and the maximum city blended smoothly. Yet, the NYU's security is always alert and keeps all of NYU as safe as they could. Look for parking few... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Great visit. Very proud to see once again my son's Alma mater. A wonderful university at a beautiful neighborhood. Worth the time.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Area where University is based is fine, with some interesting buildings and the excellent washington park. there are other places to see around it so you can connect it with a visit to a couple of other neighborhoods.

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Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to get a feel for this diverse and energetic neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess. Stroll the streets to discover a mix of majestic town homes and hidden bars and restaurants that give this neighbourhood an old-school residential feel. When the sun goes down, check out one of the famous jazz or comedy clubs that still packs them in every night.
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