Public Health Comes to Broadway

708 Broadway Building Exterior

Built in 1896 in the Northern Renaissance style, 708 Broadway has long been at the center of one of the most vibrant neighborhoods in New York City. Now part of the NoHo Historic District, it has undergone numerous transformations over the decades, the last of is the construction of the new home for the NYU School of Global Public Health.

708 Broadway is located in historic Greenwich Village and the heart of downtown Manhattan, three blocks from Washington Square Park. The building’s prime location, combined with plenty of access to natural light and energy-efficient systems, creates a healthy environment that is conducive to collaboration among students, faculty and staff.

Building features include:

  • A thriving, 30-foot long green wall in the lobby
  • An expansive 7500 square feet of dedicated student space, including reservable quiet individual and group study rooms, lounge seating with charging stations and data ports, and a multipurpose area for symposiums and lectures
  • A fully-equipped, three-level gym on the premises
  • 1200 square feet designated for clinical research, with temperature-controlled storage and a focus group meeting room
  • Gender-neutral restrooms
  • Filtered water fountains and bottle-filling stations on every floor
  • Furniture built with sustainable materials
  • Carpets recycled from discarded fishing nets