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Harlem residents vote against Columbia expansion

August 21, 2007 12:00AM

A West Harlem community board voted overwhelmingly against Columbia University’s push for rezoning. The board voted 31-2 against zoning changes for the university’s planned $7 billion expansion north into Harlem. Planning officials say they will consider the vote before making a decision. The 17-acre expansion plan includes new buildings for the arts, business and sciences, along with a public high school. more [Metro]

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