Yonkers courting Fashion Institute of Technology site

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Yonkers officials are talking with representatives of Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City about opening a studio or gallery near one of the daylighted parts of the Saw Mill River downtown.

FIT, part of the State University of New York system, is a college that specializes in the fashion, art, design and marketing industries located on West 27th Street in Manhattan.

FIT got its first taste of Yonkers during the first Yonkers Arts Weekend on May 4 and 5, when students and staff from the school set up an installation in a vacant waterfront office space.

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