The original name of the beleaguered 22-acre sports village in Brooklyn—a $4.9-billion development that overcame myriad lawsuits, years of controversy, an architect switch and the recession—has not survived. The controversial mixed-used project formerly known as Atlantic Yards is now called "Pacific Park Brooklyn."The renaming comes two months after the formalization of the sale of 70 percent of the development—exclusive of the nearly two-year-old Barclays Center arena and the B2 Bklyn apartment building under construction—to Greenland USA, a subsidiary of Shanghai-based Greenland Group Co., by Forest City Enterprises Inc., the parent company of the original developer Forest City Ratner Cos.Greenland Forest
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.