SHoP’s Rendering of Nassau Coliseum (Courtesy of SHoP)
The team behind Brooklyn’s Barclays Center—Forest City Ratner and SHoP Architects—will join forces again to overhaul the run-down Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, Long Island. The developer beat out the competition, Madison Square Garden Co, and took home the prize: the commission to manage and rehabilitate the 41-year old crumbling arena that has been home to the Islanders since the hockey team was first founded in 1972. The Islanders will be moving their franchise to the Barclays Center in 2014.
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Filed Under: Arenas, Bruce Ratner, Forest City Ratner, hockey, Islanders, Long Island, Madison Square Garden Co., Nassau Coliseum, New York, Top
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