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Just in case you need more proof that the forthcoming Barclays Center will be a sports venue of epic proportions, Jay-Z plans to open a 40/40 in the location. The restaurant will boast 9,000 square feet and will be the designed by SHoP Architects, reports Zagat.

Much like the flagship Manhattan location, the Barclays 40/40 Club will feature flat screens, eight of which will be 80″ TV’s, and a bar top made from amber resin.  “There is no better home for another 40/40 Club location than the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn,” said Hov.  “The 40/40 Club has revolutionized restaurants in a way I anticipate Barclays Center to transform the arena watching experience.”

As the newly minted director of the Barclays Center, Jay has been at the forefront of a the Nets brand metamorphosis. He designed the teams new black and white logo, and was even captured driving a bulldozer at the arena construction site.

The Barclays Center is set to open Sept. 28.


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