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With an opening date set for June 1st, the new Graduate Hotel at the gateway to Cornell Tech looks at filling new staff positions . Highgate Hotels, which will oversee operations, encourages Roosevelt Islanders to apply.
Opening Cornell Tech, the years long trek that hit Roosevelt Island out of the blue, was a lesson in community unity, but it tilted south. In many ways, it ended the original idea of Roosevelt Island as an isolated experiment. Now, it was international.
The first time I met Jessica Lappin, she was greeting Roosevelt Islanders outside the subway, hoping to replace Gifford Miller, representing Roosevelt Island and the UES. “Good luck, Jennifer,” I said. “Jessica,” she quickly corrected me. It wasn’t a mistake many of us would make again.