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Madison Square Garden Makeover
FOX Business Network takes you behind the scenes into the $800 million makeover of "The World's Most Famous Arena."
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Madison Square Garden

The “world’s most famous arena” will undergo an $800 million renovation over the next four summers. Madison Square Garden first opened its doors in 1879 and has been home to the Knicks, Rangers and Liberty, while also hosting several concerts and other high-profile events.
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The World’s Most Famous Arena: Before

After its most recent renovations in 1991, which totaled $200 million in improvements, the Garden will undergo another facelift over the next four summers. This remodeling will create 1,300 full-time jobs and also provide an additional 3,700 union jobs.
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The World’s Most Famous Arena: After

New York Rangers hockey will look very different over the next few seasons as the new renovations at Madison Square Garden take shape. MSG, which owns Radio City Music Hall, Beacon Theatre and more than 50 other theaters, has managed to avoid interrupting the hockey and basketball seasons by scheduling all work during the summer months.
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Lead Architect

FBN’s Liz Claman took a tour of Madison Square Garden with the project’s lead architect Murray Beynon to get an inside look at the renovations, which are already underway.
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New Bridges

The new arena will offer an unparalleled fan experience with two new one-of-a-kind bridges, which will debut for the 2013-14 season that will be suspended above the court/ice for a unique view of the action.
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New Delta SKY360 Event Level Club

Fans will gain unprecedented access to players and performers in the new Delta SKY360 Club, which will debut for the 2011-12 season and offer exclusive dining options and view of athletes entering and exiting the locker room area.
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New Locker Rooms

The Garden will also offer many improvements for the thousands of athletes who put their skills to the test each day. New state-of-the-art facilities for teams and performers will debut for the 2011-12 season.
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King James’ Court

In the next few weeks, the Knicks will likely have an answer to whether LeBron James plans to bring his game to the new and improved MSG. “It’s like being a part of history every time you come here,” James said of the historic building.
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Allan Houston and Adam Graves

Now that their playing careers are over, former Knicks guard Allan Houston and former Rangers winger Adam Graves have taken on front office positions with their former teams. Houston, who will be travelling with Knicks brass to meet LeBron James, and Graves spent some time with FBN’s Liz Claman to discuss the MSG makeover.
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New 7th Avenue Entrance

Knicks and Rangers fans will have the opportunity to experience all that the new arena has to offer as soon as they walk in off the street. The new 7th avenue entrance will debut for the 2013-14 season and be nearly double in size and feature interactive kiosks, retail locations, climate controlled space, and a broadcast area.
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New Lower Level Concourse

Visitors of the new and improved Garden certainly won’t miss a minute of the action as they navigate the spacious concourses on game day. The new expanded lower concourse will debut for the 2011-12 season with city views, enhanced concession stands featuring Coca-Cola products, more restrooms and additional retail locations.
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New Lower Level Suites

The new project adds a total of 78 brand new suites to the building. Fifty-eight new lower level suites (pictured) will debut for the 2012-13 season and are larger and half the distance to the court/ice with bowl seating. Twenty new event level suites will debut for the 2011-12 season and offer a sophisticated atmosphere and the best seats in the house. Ten of the 20 suites have direct access to seats.
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New Super Club

The new all-inclusive Super Club will debut for the 2012-13 season with seating in the arena and an exclusive club space available for corporations and individuals looking to entertain at events.
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New Party Deck

The new Party Deck will debut for the 2013-14 season and offer a selection of new food and beverage options and a unique social gathering space with direct views into the arena bowl for fans in the highest level of the arena.
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Madison Square Garden Makeover

FOX Business Network takes you behind the scenes into the $800 million makeover of "The World's Most Famous Arena."

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