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MTA shatters Fulton Street dome plan

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MTA shatters Fulton Street dome plan

The complex that could have been like a downtown Grand Central Terminal just got a lot less grand.

 

The glass dome building set to gloriously top the Fulton Street Transit Center might be replaced with merely a street-level plaza because of booming construction costs, the MTA said Monday.

 

Full story: amny_logo.gificon_offsite.png - January 30, 2008

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I don't really mind the change either way because I never have to use Lower Manhattan. At least the center will be built.

 

It's amazing how much inflation is going up, though...

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I don't really mind the change either way because I never have to use Lower Manhattan. At least the center will be built.

 

It's amazing how much inflation is going up, though...

 

I agree completely, there is really no point in building a million dollar dome when this money can be used for better things.

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what's the point of the fancy dome? can't they just build a regular entrance?

 

besides the modern glass dome doesn't fit in with the buildings anyway.

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what's the point of the fancy dome? can't they just build a regular entrance?

 

besides the modern glass dome doesn't fit in with the buildings anyway.

 

It was an imaginary dome of hot air.

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It was originally going to bring natural light into the cetner, but it's not like anyone owuld care anyway. They would complain about the glare.

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I agree completely, there is really no point in building a million dollar dome when this money can be used for better things.

 

Same. This whole project sounds like a total waste to me - and we're the ones who are paying for it.

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