by Duncan Cooper, at Dec. 17, 2011, 9:04 p.m.
Title: Brooklyn Nets
Event: Ratner's announcement
Source: Wired New York
Author: Many authors; it’s a message board
Date: July 24, 2003 to August 19, 2010
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Excerpts: Gulpracek: “Ugh. Gehry. It'll be great to have a melting chamber pot or whatever else he thinks up in the middle of Ft Greene.”
STT757: “What good is owning the Nets without owning or sharing an arena with the Devils, neither can make it on there own.”
tmg: “Ratner is in a position where he can help fulfill Brooklyn's long-term promise, or fatally undermine it. If he keeps up with tacky, big-box style projects, he could do significant damage to the attractiveness of the area. I hope he understands that. Brooklyn's downtown desperately needs innovative, civic-minded development that works at the street level.”
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