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September 12, 2009

So, wouldn't an honest arena rendering show some traffic congestion?

Atlantic Yards Report

This new image of the Atlantic Yards arena, produced by SHoP architects, has been criticized for its helicopter perspective, "vaportecture" towers, and failure to show traffic backed up after Fifth Avenue was demapped.

But there's a bigger problem. Oft-congested Atlantic and Flatbush avenues appear to be barely burdened. A reader sent me the altered--and, likely, more accurate--rendering below. Maybe the architects, when they appear in public Monday night, can explain.

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Posted by steve at September 12, 2009 9:43 AM