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Nets' Arena Design Unveiled

Bruce Ratner's Brooklyn Atlantic Yards, the giant real estate development centered on a new Nets' arena, will be architecturally dramatic, generating its own skyline. And now that its design and scope have been fully revealed, it is likely to be highly controversial as well. The New York Times architecture critic hailed the plan: "What is unfolding is an urban model of remarkable richness and texture, one that could begin to inject energy into the bloodless formulas that are slowly draining our cities of their vitality."