New York Law School is located in Tribeca—which stands for “Triangle Below Canal Street”—one of the hottest neighborhoods in Manhattan where high tech meets the old world charm of New York. In addition to the legal, business, and government offices just steps from the Law School, the area boasts quaint cobblestone streets, world-famous restaurants, hip galleries, and historic warehouse buildings that are popular among residents and visitors alike. Tribeca’s thriving cultural scene is buzzing with activity year-round and features some of the city’s most popular annual events.
In 2009, NYLS opened a 235,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility that became the first institutional building project completed in downtown Manhattan after 9/11. The now iconic building houses the law library, classrooms, public event spaces, and several areas designed to promote student collaboration. It provides students with the latest technological advancements available in legal education today. The new building was featured in the Bisnow article “13 Architecturally Interesting Law School Buildings.”