Friday, December 03, 2010

An Arena Grows In Brooklyn ~ December 2010

This latest look at the BARCLAYS CENTER construction site is as-of December 2, 2010. 
The arena is finally taking form.

Looking west along Atlantic Avenue and 6th Avenue.
The building in the far right of this picture, with the store front over-hangs and flag poles fixed above, is the Atlantic Center Mall.  The exterior was designed to subtly mimic a ball park.  That is the location where Walter O'Malley wanted to build a new Ebbets Field for the Dodgers.  The street behind the wooded fence on the right is Atlantic Avenue.  Flatbush Avenue intersects Atlantic Avenue from this picture's left-to-right.

Along Atlantic Avenue.

Future home of Professional Basketball in Brooklyn.

Here's an ASSIST from

...and another FOUL by

Brooklyn Nets go to the line for two!



  1. That is so damn exciting. I can't wait to see the end result.

  2. Why wait? Here's a pretty good idea of how it'll all look:

  3. No one more excited that me!

    Steve ~ Thanks for commenting. Now the construction fun really starts. Looking forward to watching the arena come together. has loads of pics too.

  4. Anonymous7:04 PM

    I love this pics of the barclay center site. thanks brooklyn trolley blog. keep doing the good work and keep sending more pics. i love the progress.


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