Friday, October 30, 2009

On the projected arena opening day, construction schedule proves to be a fantasy

Remember--today was supposed to be opening day for the Atlantic Yards arena, at least according to the construction schedule attached to the December 2006 approvals of the project by the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC)

(Click to enlarge)

The headline on my 4/30/07 post was:

Reference or fantasy? The (projected) ten-year Atlantic Yards timeline

I wrote that "time will tell whether it's a valid reference or a fantasy," though I noted there was much evidence for the latter.

Indeed there was.

Graphic by Abby Weissman, who combined elements of the construction schedule with the Atlantic Yards site plan.

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