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Nassau County officials said Wednesday morning that they would postpone an announcement about the developer chosen to overhaul Nassau Coliseum until Aug. 15 "out of respect” for the police officer shot and wounded Tuesday night in New Hyde Park. (Aug. 13, 2013)

Winning bid, other Nassau Coliseum plans

Forest City Ratner's Nassau Events Center was chosen as the winning proposal in the effort to redevelop and operate the Nassau Coliseum. The winning plan was one of four that were presented to transform the 40-year-old facility in Uniondale into a modern sports and entertainment complex, with retail, restaurants, bars and other nightlife.

Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for

Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for the Nassau Coliseum site on May 2, 2013.

Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for
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Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for the Nassau Coliseum site on May 2, 2013.

Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for
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Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for the Nassau Coliseum site. (May 2, 2013)

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Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for
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Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for the Nassau Coliseum site. (May 2, 2013)

Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for
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Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for the Nassau Coliseum site. (May 2, 2013)

Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for
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Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for the Nassau Coliseum site. (May 2, 2013)

Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for
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Artist's rendering of developer Bruce Ratner's plans for the Nassau Coliseum site. (May 2, 2013)

Developer Bruce Ratner presented plans for a $229
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Developer Bruce Ratner presented plans for a $229 million project to transform the Nassau Coliseum site into a sports-and-entertainment complex. (May 2, 2013)

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Hip-hop superstar Jay-Z and Bruce Ratner, who built
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Hip-hop superstar Jay-Z and Bruce Ratner, who built the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, present plans for the redevelopment of the Nassau Coliseum. The $229 million project would renovate the Coliseum and turn the site into a sports-and-entertainment complex. The developers would finance the project. (May 2, 2013)

Rendering of the Madison Square Garden Company's proposal
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Rendering of the Madison Square Garden Company's proposal for Nassau Coliseum. (May 2, 2013)

An artist's rendering shows the event level club
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An artist's rendering shows the event level club planned in a renovated Nassau Coliseum by the Madison Square Garden Co.

A Madison Square Garden Co. rendering shows the
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A Madison Square Garden Co. rendering shows the main concourse of a renovated Nassau Coliseum.

David Blumenfeld of the Blumenfeld Development Group discusses
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David Blumenfeld of the Blumenfeld Development Group discusses his group's plans to redevelop the Nassau Coliseum which would include spending $180 million in private sector funding to tear down the existing Coliseum and build a new 9,000 to 12,000 seat arena. (May 2, 2013)

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Blumenfeld Development Group's Edward Blumenfeld speaks before Nassau
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Blumenfeld Development Group's Edward Blumenfeld speaks before Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano's Business Advisory Council, which hosted presentations about proposals for renovating the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. (May 2, 2013)

This conceptual site rendering presented by the Blumenfeld
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This conceptual site rendering presented by the Blumenfeld Development Group shows plans for the redevelopment of the Nassau Coliseum, which would include spending $180 million in private sector funding to tear down the existing Coliseum and build a new 9,000 to 12,000 seat arena. (May 2, 2013)

Bayville developer Bernard Shereck, chief executive of New
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Bayville developer Bernard Shereck, chief executive of New York Sports Llc, presented plans for the redevelopment of the Nassau Coliseum. Shereck said the company had no plans to alter the face of the Coliseum, but would spend $60 million to $90 million to refurbish the interior. (May 2, 2013)

Hank Ratner, president and CEO of the Madison
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Hank Ratner, president and CEO of the Madison Square Garden Co., presents plans for the redevelopment of the Nassau Coliseum. MSG would spend $250 million for renovations that would result in a 14,500-seat arena. (May 2, 2013)

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