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"Why should people get to see plans? This isn't a public project."
Bruce Ratner in Crain's Nov. 8, 2009

Kidd of Queens?
Recently the NJ Nets signed a lease extention at the Meadowlands through 2013. If one remembers one's "Atlantic Yards" history, Forest City Ratner was to have the Nets playing in their (Insert Corporate Sponsor Name) Arena in Brooklyn for the 2006-07 season. Which is right about...now (well, almost, Halloween starts the season).

From today's Daily News Michael O'keeffe reports:
Nets to Queens?

Are you ready for the Sunnyside Nets?

It's no secret that Nets owner Bruce Ratner has a jones for Brooklyn, but the recent lease extension that could keep the team at the Meadowlands through the 2012-13 season also allows the Nets to move to Queens without paying a penalty.

Ratner spokesman Barry Baum declined to tell The Score why Queens is mentioned in the lease extension.

"We are currently in the public approval process for Atlantic Yards and as we have repeatedly said our plan is to move the Nets to Brooklyn in time for the '09-10 season," Nets CEO Brett Yormark said in a statement released by the team.

Of course, NYC2012 said the same thing about the West Side Stadium right before it unveiled plans for a Queens Olympic stadium, and Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn spokesman Daniel Goldstein speculates that Ratner is making contingency plans in case his controversial $4.2 billion Atlantic Yards project eventually meets the same fate as the Jets' proposed field. One possible location might be the Sunnyside railyard - City Councilman Eric Gioia has long advocated development over the MTA's railyard. Another future home for the Nets, New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority spokesman Bernard Spigner says, could be . . . New Jersey. "We've told the Nets umpteen times if things don't work out, you're always welcome here," Spigner says.



Posted: 10.15.06
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Eminent Domain Case
Goldstein et al v. ESDC
[All case files]

November 24, 2009
Court of Appeals
Ruling

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EIS Lawsuit

DDDB et al v ESDC et al
Click for a summary of the lawsuit seeking to annul the review and approval the Atlantic Yards project.

Appeal briefs are here.

2/26/09
Appellate Divsion
Rules for ESDC
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Before and After views from around the project footprint revealing the massive scale of the proposed luxury apartment and sports complex.

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