cnbc.com schrieb:Prior to the coronavirus pandemic hitting the U.S., American Dream was slated to be a mix of 55% entertainment-related tenants and 45% retailers, when it was completely finished. Now, the project will be roughly 70% entertainment and 30% retail, according to its developer, Triple Five Group.
cnbc.com schrieb:Now, instead of adding even more apparel and shoe stores, American Dream will have a trampoline park and one-of-a-kind, Instagram-worthy museums, where visitors can pay to spend an afternoon exploring themed rooms with extravagant props and backdrops, Ghermezian said, citing these as two examples of what is to come post-COVID-19.
nj.com schrieb:Merlin Entertainment began filling the tanks at its SEA LIFE Aquarium at American Dream in February in anticipation of its April 23 opening. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit, the mega-mall was shuttered and the opening plans shelved. Now Merlin says that the aquarium and its Legoland Discovery Center won’t open until Spring 2021.
Sea Life will house more than 3,000 creatures in more than 10 interactive exhibits with a “City Under the Sea” theme. The aquarium will feature a 13-foot tall replica of the Empire ‘Skate’ Building, a play on the famous Manhattan hotel, the Whale-dorf Astoria, and more iconic buildings. Its largest tank will have various species of sharks, fish, rays and other sea creatures.
Legoland Discovery Center will have interactive educational experiences targeted to children between 3 and 10 years old. It will have a LEGO themed train ride, 4D cinema, LEGO building classes hosted by a Master Model Builder, MINILAND™ a LEGO re-creation of NJ and NYC landmarks and more.