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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