Not sure what’s happening with the Velodrome proposed in the Bronx but it looks like an indoor cycling track is becoming a reality in Brooklyn. Hey at least the Nets won’t be the only sport around with a new facility.
New York Times:
Brooklyn Bridge Park Gets $40 Million Gift to Build Field [...]
(photo by: Suzanne DeChillo-NY Times)
Except for a few feature films and commercial shoots, the Kingsbridge Armory has remained mostly empty for more than a decade, but is a very hot and much anticipated property in the South Bronx.
There are new developments in the works as interested parties are working on proposals [...]
Michael Green (not me) former president of the Century Road Cycling Association is now pursuing the reality of a indoor velodrome in the massive Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx.
Here is an article from the NY Times, from J David Goodman’s Spoke’s column: Bikersâ€™ Dream: A Bronx Velodrome
Photo Caption: Above left, [...]
The massive Kingsbridge Armory, located in the Bronx is known to the film industry as a giant space for staging such epic sci-fi films as, “I am Legend,” or as I remember it a massive Macy’s commercial:
Now there is talk of revitalizing this space to be used for BMX and a possible [...]