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June 7, 2009

Looking for Respect from Markowitz and A Walk Down A Memory Lane of Gehry Designs

Atlantic Yards Report

Marty Markowitz's (failure to) comment on the state Senate oversight hearing

Well, Borough President Marty Markowitz does try to instill an attitude of respect in Brooklyn.

However, the Beep, quick to opine on a myriad of issues--including democracy--has been strangely silent on the behavior of his pro-project allies at the state Senate oversight hearing May 29.

Screenshots of Gehry and his design from the AY and Barclays Center sites (before they disappear)

ExDesigner

Given that the New York Times must have surprised Forest City Ratner by breaking the news Thursday that Frank Gehry was no longer designing the Atlantic Yards arena, FCR has not yet updated its Atlantic Yards site or the Barclays Center site, both of which tout Gehry and the 2008 iteration of his design.

Just in case the developer gets around to erasing the record, the screenshots below should provide a trip down memory lane...

Posted by steve at June 7, 2009 8:32 AM