Developers break ground on $4.9B Atlantic Yards

03/12/2010 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The · Yahoo!

Developers and New York City officials have officially broken ground on the $4.9 billion Atlantic Yards project, which will bring a new basketball arena for the New Jersey Nets to Brooklyn. The 22-acre development by Forest City Ratner includes 16 apartment towers and is expected to create 16,000 jobs during construction. Opponents of the project, who helped delay it for years, protested near the groundbreaking ceremony.

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