Long-Delayed New Jersey Meadowlands Megamall Now Slated to Open in Fall - NBC New York

Long-Delayed New Jersey Meadowlands Megamall Now Slated to Open in Fall

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    Long-Delayed New Jersey Meadowlands Megamall Now Slated to Open in Fall
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    File Image: This Sept. 1, 2011 file photo shows MetLife Stadium, rear right, and the Izod Center, middle right, behind American Dream, the unfinished oddly patterned shopping and entertainment complex, in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    What to Know

    • Officials have once again pushed back the opening date for a massive retail and entertainment center in the Meadowlands

    • The long-delayed American Dream project was slated for a late summer opening. But officials said Monday that it will now open this fall

    • American Dream will feature 3 million square feet of retail, dining and entertainment, including more than 450 stores and restaurants

    Officials have once again pushed back the opening date for a massive retail and entertainment center in the Meadowlands.

    The long-delayed American Dream project was slated for a late summer opening. But officials said Monday that it will now open this fall.

    American Dream will feature 3 million square feet of retail, dining and entertainment, including more than 450 stores and restaurants. The project includes an amusement park, an indoor ski slope, an indoor ice skating rink, an indoor water park and more.

    The project has been plagued by financial problems since the first contract was awarded in 2003.

    The immense structure, once called "the ugliest damn building in New Jersey" by former Republican Gov. Chris Christie, has sat unfinished between MetLife Stadium and the New Jersey Turnpike for years.

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