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Perhaps the current economic climate wasn’t right for a set of massive skyscrapers in Brooklyn by architect Frank Gehry. Then again, the design probably wasn’t a fit for the otherwise low-rise area of Brooklyn that the New Jersey Nets will eventually call home. In Gehry’s place, Kansas City-based sports architecture firm Ellerbe Becket has crafted a more modest structure, at least according to pictures provided to the New York Times. The arena itself looks like your typical sports complex, but it sits next to a jagged structure with glass walls that we assume will host elaborate concessions. There’s no word on what will happen to the surrounding redevelopment of Atlantic Yards, but Ellerbe’s  photos suggest that not all the skyscrapers are going away. [New York Times and Kansas City Star]