BROOKLYN - Work has begun to make the Barclays Center rooftop go green.
Crews began installing easy-to-maintain plants called sedum on the arena's roof.
Forest City Ratner Companies, which owns Barclays Center, says the project will bring much-needed benefits to the community.
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The plants will cover 135,000 square feet of the arena's rooftop.
The project is expected to be completed by the fall.