NYC Mayor Eric Adams considers moving Madison Square Garden
September 23, 2022 at 00:11
New York City Mayor Eric Adams says he would be willing to move one of the city’s most iconic venues: Madison Square Garden.
New York is trying to redevelop Penn Station, which, for years has sat below MSG, "the world’s most famous arena."
But The New York Post reported Adams "opened the door" to conversations with MSG owner James Dolan about a potential move.
"I am open," Adams said Wednesday at the Crain’s New York "Power Breakfast."
"The Penn Station project is a crucial one.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM"And if that fits into Madison Square Garden moving into another location, maybe we’ll help the Knicks win," he added.
"So we should be willing to speak with Mr. Dolan and see how it fits into the overall scheme of that area."
The main reason Adams brought it up was due to the city’s need for housing, which has become a top priority on his agenda.
RANGERS NAME DEFENSEMAN JACOB TROUBA CAPTAINThe Metropolitan Transit Authority approved a contract worth $57 million for Penn Station’s renovation, architectural and engineering designs.
Fans of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers might not be too happy if a move were to happen.
The first two were located on Madison Square on East 26th Street and Madison Avenue in 1879 and 1890.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPThe current MSG is located between 31st to 33rd Street and between Seventh and Eighth Avenue.