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September 09, 2009

New Atlantic Yards arena designs! Collect 'em all!

The latest redesign of the New Jersey Nets' proposed Atlantic Yards arena in Brooklyn is out, and it looks like... a Claes Oldenburg handbag? A giant eyeball, as arena opponent and last man standing Daniel Goldstein insists? The previous design, only wrapped in one of those metal-grille facades that are all the rage these days?

Post your suggestions below. In the meantime, I'm mostly interested that the surrounding condo and office towers still appear to be made of some sort of translucent plastic — either the developers realized they didn't look so hot filled in, or it's an oblique admission that they're really vaportecture.


Looks like a steamed clam..

Posted by Roberto on September 9, 2009 08:22 PM

It's a cross between a baleen whale and a George Foreman Grill.

It's the taxpayers, working poor, and those desperate for affordable housing and jobs that will a) get grilled but good or b) swallowed alive like Jonas.

You pick the metaphor.

Posted by Scott Turner on September 10, 2009 02:05 AM

It's the scoutship for our future masters and overlords:

Posted by MarkH on September 10, 2009 08:16 AM

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