The 10,000 or so jobs promised have not materialized. Of the 2,250 affordable housing units pledged out of 6,300, only 181 are planned for a first tower, and ground for the building has yet to be broken. — NYT
Liz Robbins explores the impending political, logistical reality of the Barclays Center arena, in Brooklyn. She also examines the as yet fulfilled, hopes for community wide benefit, with regards to affordable housing and job creation. Yet, the large entertainment and sports complex has been completed and opens Friday.