September 21st, 2012 – Barclays Center is open for business in Brooklyn.
Today, our borough is recognized worldwide as owning the newest, most modern venue. Soon, the arena will be the apex of a brand new Brooklyn — one that showcases elite events to rival Manhattan and every city on the globe:
The billion-dollar arena will open with Jay Z next Friday (September 28), and the Nets open their preseason at Barclays Center October 15th. The venue is the epicenter of a 5 billion dollar Atlantic Yards project, that promises affordable housing and job opportunities.