March 30, 2009
Atlantic Yards, Inch by Inch
You can sue, sue, sue—but nothing ruins megaplans like a crashing economy.
NY Magazine published a timeline of Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards megaproject plan. Though it's lacking in detail, one thing is apparent: we're more than five years into a fight over a project that was supposed to take ten years to build out.
Atlantic Yards Report, New York magazine's timeline: "The Fall of the Atlantic Yards Megaplan"
Norman Oder notes that not only isn't the project dead, but:
Also, the timeline is rather arbitrary, having left out such milestones as the overhyped 6-8% scaleback (NYTimes, front page!) and the December 2006 Empire State Development Corporation and Public Authorities Control Board approvals.
Posted by lumi at March 30, 2009 6:22 AM