Twice in the last week, critics of Atlantic Yards--and Barclays Center arena--have filed suits aimed not so much at stopping the project but at scaring investors off, while waiting for the Court of Appeals decision on eminent domain, expected next month. By casting doubt on the project's prospects, critics hope to make financing difficult if not impossible. But it's uncertain the courts will go along with their strategy.
- Foes of Bruce Ratner and Atlantic Yards hope to run out the clock before ground is broken - Erin Durkin - New York Daily News
- As AY endgame approaches, would judges stop the MTA/ESDC from proceeding? Or might the pending cases affect bond sale? - Norman Oder - Atlantic Yards Report