08:07 AM ET 08.09 | Season ticket holders can hope it's worth it. Even after just one summer and the first of three phases, the Garden will be an unrecognizable place in late October when the doors reopen for the first time, whether it be for a Rangers or Knicks preseason game. (Bet on the Rangers opening the place). The three-summer project will cost [James Dolan] at least $850 million. There's no taxpayer money but that well-publicized 49 percent season ticket hike. ... As for the sixth floor concourse, it is a whopping change: three times the width, and featuring a bank of windows that gives a view of the old Post Office and Eighth Avenue, making yourself truly feel amidst the bright lights of the big city.