Brooklyn’s Barclays Center Gets Green Roof and 6,400-Apartment Complex

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Affordable housing or nah?

via Huff Post

Brooklyn’s Barclays Center is going green. Developer Forest City Ratner Cos. is planning to cover the arena’s blue and white roof with 130,000 square feet of “small plants and a soil-like cover,” according to The Wall Street Journal.
The reasons for the greenification are two-fold: it will make the view for the nearby Atlantic Yards residential tower a whole lot nicer, and it will help muffle loud noise from concerts


Construction on the first tower of Atlantic Yards’ 6,400-apartment complex has already started, and Forest City is banking on the view of the new, aesthetic roof as a selling point. Three of the 15 residential buildings will be right next to the Brooklyn venue.



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Little do they know that the Nation has been influencing Hip Hop since the beginning, I guess it took global superstar Jay Z for them to take notice.


Black people are the fathers and mothers of civilization, white men are the devil, the Christian god is nothing more than a ghost and only a small percentage of people understand the world.
These are just some of the ­beliefs behind the bling — the gaudy Five Percent Nation ­medallions worn by Jay Z and Carmelo Anthony.

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[video] Jay Z announces the ‘Brooklyn Nets’, opens arena with 8 Shows

These shows are gonna be historic. Not to mention the planet of Brooklyn has its own basketball team. Unstoppable.

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MYFOXNY.COM – When hip-hop mogul Jay Z has something to say, fans listen.On Monday morning, the Brooklyn native announced that the NBA Nets would have a new name once they take the court at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in approximately one year.”We’ve decided that the final name would be the Brooklyn Nets,” said the rapper who grew up only minutes away at the Marcy Houses and later at 560 State Street.”I’m giddy right now.

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