NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) Madison Square Garden is getting a bigger, brighter and sleeker look.

PHOTO GALLERY: Phase One Of MSG Renovations Completed

Phase one renovations are now complete in what will be a 3-year makeover plan set to be complete in 2013.

The Seats Will Be Closer To The Action. 1010 WINS’ Juliet Papa Reports.

Juliet Papa of 1010 WINS and Peter Haskell of WCBS 880 were among the reporters who got a first-hand look at the progress on Wednesday.

The completed work includes new lower-bowl seating area, expanded concourse, new locker rooms and the new Delta Sky360 Club.

WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell Hears From Hank Ratner

“It’s a reopening for the first phase of the transformation. We’re delighted we are on time and we’re looking forward to people getting back in the building,” MSG President and CEO Hank Ratner.

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