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Frustrated in Court, Critics Slam Gehry, Barclays

Their chances of winning a turnaround victory in court are dwindling. So critics of Bruce Ratner's plans for the Atlantic Yards, to be anchored by a new Nets's arena, are focusing attention on Frank Gehry, the project architect, and Barclays Bank, whose name will be on the arena. Gehry, they note, is the subject of lawsuits alleging poor workmanship and Barclays is reputed to be propping up a dictatorship in Zimbabwe.