City | 10:49 am | January 9, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

New Haven has nation’s lowest apartment vacancy

The 360 State Street building is 31 floors.

New Haven has the lowest apartment vacancy rate in the nation, according to a a ranking released last week by Reis Inc., an organization that conducts studies on real estate markets. Clocking in at 2.1 percent, New Haven beat even notoriously saturated New York City, at 2.4 percent. New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. told »

Culture | 8:50 pm | December 21, 2011 | By Tapley Stephenson

Donation to fund new exhibition galleries

The renovated Yale University Art Gallery will open in December 2012.

With a year before the Old Yale Art Gallery is set to reopen, Yale announced Wednesday that it has received an $11 million donation from Stephen Susman ’62 to fund new exhibition galleries as part of the museum’s ongoing renovation and expansion. The Stephen Susman Galleries will be on the gallery’s newly created fourth floor, »

University | 9:55 pm | December 19, 2011 | By Tapley Stephenson

Cornell to build engineering campus in NYC

Cornell won a competition to build an engineering campus on New York City's Roosevelt Island.

Cornell University has won a bid to build an engineering campus in New York City, Bloomberg reported today. The competition began in July when New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg invited proposals for a campus for engineering and applied science. Bloomberg announced that Cornell won the competition — which featured proposals from 15 other schools, »