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May 17, 2010

Atlantic Yards math! A minimum from one perspective is a maximum from another (arena community events, parking spaces)

Atlantic Yards Report

Norman Oder peers through the looking glass at Atlantic Yards, where one plus one usually adds up to anything but two.

Sometimes the Empire State Development Corporation and Forest City Ratner talk out of both sides of their collective mouth, thus challenging the spirit, if not the letter, of agreements regarding both surface parking and community events at the arena.

The minimum number of community events promised is also the maximum allowed.

The maximum number of surface parking spaces permitted is also the minimum required.

It's Atlantic Yards math!


Posted by eric at May 17, 2010 11:12 AM