X

The Garden to Get a New Look

$500 million in renovations set to begin spring of next year
By Jamie Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 4, 2008 8:47 AM CDT
The Garden to Get a New Look
In this artist rendering provided by Cablevision Systems Corporation, the remodeled entrance to New York's Madison Square Garden is shown.    (AP Photo/Cablevision Systems Corp.)

(Newser) – Madison Square Garden is getting a  $500-million overhaul. After pulling out of a plan to build a new arena as part of a new Penn Station project a few blocks away, Cablevision, the Garden's owners, unveiled a renovation plan yesterday.  The work is slated to start next spring and be done during the summers,  finishing by the 2011-2012 NBA and NHL seasons. The Liberty will have to relocate, but the Knicks and Rangers will stay put.

story continues below

Included in the redesign is a glass-enclosed atrium, as well as additional public concourse space and suites. The renovations will be funded by Cablevision and spearheaded by Toronto-based architecture firm Brisbin, Brook and Benyon. (Read more Madison Square Garden stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
X
Install the Newser News app
in two easy steps:
1. Tap in your navigation bar.
2. Tap to Add to Home Screen.

X