The building which houses the Straus Institute – the newly renovated townhouse at 22 Washington Square – has a rich history, as do its surrounds of Washington Square Park and New York City’s Village.

Renovations to 22 Washington Square

NYU School of Law commenced renovations to 22 Washington Square in June 2008, and was completed in Summer 2009 – ready for the arrival of the inaugural Fellows. NYU’s manager for the renovations is the redoubtable Lillian Zalta, Assistant Dean for Operations & Administrative Services.

Follow the progress of the renovations.

Architects for the renovations are Morris Adjmi Architects, a New York City based architecture and interior design firm.  Morris Adjmi established MA in 1997 following a successful 10-year partnership with the renowned Italian architect Aldo Rossi.

History of 22 Washington Square