The aim was to ask readers to weigh in, and they did, generally trashing the new design, but it wasn't completely fair, given that the Gehry rendering was not from the same perspective.
Three of the four Ellerbe Becket renderings had previously surfaced, all of them--as far as I can tell--showing the view from Atlantic Avenue. The rendering at right, however, seems to show the view from Flatbush, with the cars going in the direction of Atlantic.
Here's the slideshow from the Times:
View from Atlantic Avenue