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City Takes Control of Governors Island

  GOVERNORS ISLAND  
  MANHATTAN COMMUNITY DISTRICT 01  
June 24, 2010
New York Observer

The final steps in the transfer of Governors Island from the state to the city will be completed this week when the Empire State Development Corporation votes to approve a plan already agreed upon by Mayor Bloomberg and the state. Mayor Bloomberg's plan for Governors Island includes expanding park land and possibly adding an NYU satellite campus.