When Tribeca residents call the New York Law School a brightly shining beacon of secondary education, they are not exaggerating — nor are they being complimentary. Since this spring, the law school’s new building at W. Broadway and Leonard St. has emitted a continuous fluorescent glow, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The bright light is disrupting the school’s neighbors at 6 Varick St., who say their street views are ruined and the incessant illumination is a waste of electricity.I realize that NY Law students stay up late studying, but do they really have to keep the neighborhood up with them?
Thursday, October 22, 2009
Tribeca residents complain about New York Law School's night lights
Downtown Express, the "newspaper of lower Manhattan," reports that residents in Tribeca have been quite upset with their neighbor, New York Law School. From the story: