The chatter about the future of 35 Cooper Square all leads to one place: DORM.
Well! The NYU Local asked NYU spokesperson John Beckman about the space:
No, we’re not buying the Cooper Square property.
It’s interesting—before our  planning effort, and the strategy for developing the superblocks, this is the kind of opportunity we might have pursued. And if we are ultimately unsuccessful with the plan for the superblocks we are bringing through the City approvals process, this is the kind of nearby property — even though controversial — that we’d be led to consider as an option.