But the school persevered.
This month, Borough of Manhattan Community College opened the doors of Fiterman Hall for the first time in more than 10 years. The beautiful new building is a reflection of light with windowed walls and a breathtaking lighted spiral staircase. It is a far cry from the smoke and debris that littered the area for so long. Now, students are preparing to take classes at Fiterman once again, in a brand new building designed just for them.
The Funding of Fiterman Hall
“We had students sneak through the blockades and barricades, showing up on campus wanting to know when they could return to class,” Perez told the Wall Street Journal.