Instant Skyline For Brooklyn

Frank Gehry-designed project will add 17 skyscrapers creating a dense urban skyline in Brooklyn, NY.
July 7, 2005, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"The massive building plan surrounding a new Nets arena east of Downtown Brooklyn will include a ridge of a half-dozen skyscrapers as high as 60 stories sweeping down Atlantic Avenue, along with four towers circling the basketball arena, according to new designs completed by the developer Bruce C. Ratner and the architect Frank Gehry...With 17 buildings, many of them soaring 40 to 50 stories, the project would forever transform the borough and its often-intimate landscape, creating a dense urban skyline reminiscent of Houston or Dallas."

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Published on Wednesday, July 6, 2005 in The New York Times
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