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New Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY
Budget: $800 million
Signature Design Element: "echoes of the distinctive copper frieze and limestone walls of the original ballpark" [NYTimes]
The Opposition: Save Our Parks
Awesomely Optimistic Headline: "Groundbreaking Ceremony For New Yankee Stadium Could Mean End Of Era." [NY1]
Groundbreaking VIPs: "As many as 60 VIPs, each wearing a navy blue hard hat with a Yankees logo, will attend... team owner George Steinbrenner, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Gov. George Pataki and several Yankees players will assist in the ceremonial first dig." [Newsday]
Groundbreaking time: Around 10am
Curbed Forecast: Breezy with a 70% chance of Steinbrenner