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Lower East Side »

PHOTOS: Plans for Massive Orchard Street Redesign Includes Pedestrian Plaza

A plan to make Orchard Street safer for bikes and pedestrians got the green light from CB3.

Jackson Heights »

Diversity Plaza Gets Dedicated Police Officers to Address Complaints

Two police officers will patrol in and around the plaza, according to the deputy inspector. 

Jamaica »

Proposed Jamaica Pedestrian Plaza Would Displace Commuter Vans

The pedestrian plaza is planned for Parsons Boulevard between Jamaica and Archer avenues.

Jackson Heights »

Community Plaza Proposed to Fight Crime in Jackson Heights

Roosevelt Avenue near 90th Street was the site of two recent murders in the neighborhood.

Jackson Heights »

Diversity Plaza to Get More Seating and Improved Lighting

City Councilman Daniel Dromm and the DOT will contribute a combined $2.5 million to improve the plaza.

Lower East Side »

Artists Invited to Submit Ideas for Asphalt Triangle on Lower East Side

The Lower East Side BID is looking for designs for 2,000 square feet of pavement.

Corona »

Corona Plaza May Get a Stage or Terrace in New Plans

The plans for the plaza will also include more greenery and seating.

Williamsburg »

McCarren Park Expansion Approved by City

Union Avenue, which cuts through the park, will become part of the green space.

Upper West Side »

Pedestrian Plaza Plan for 97th St. and Columbus Ave. Draws Mixed Reactions

Nearby residents decried the idea of putting a public plaza on West 97th Street. 

Kips Bay »

Kips Bay Pedestrian Plaza Plan Halted as Shopping Center Owner Opposes It

The Department of Transportation said it wouldn't pursue the project while J.D. Carlisle opposed it.

Gramercy »

New Pedestrian Plaza Opens on E. 25th St.

Baruch College held a ribbon-cutting for the plaza, between Third and Lexington avenues.

Flatiron »

East 25th Street Closed to Traffic to Create Baruch College Public Plaza

The university is turning the block between Third and Lexington avenues into a pedestrian plaza.

Kips Bay »

Farmers Market to Be Evicted After Developer Pressures CB6 to Change Stance

J.D. Carlisle told CB6 it would yank its support for another project unless the market was pushed out.

Williamsburg »

City Funding Sought for McCarren Park's Extension into Union Avenue

The Open Space Alliance is seeking a city grant to turn the street to park space.

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Getting Year-Round Pedestrian Plaza on 78th Street

78th Street had been closed to traffic during the summer as a play street.

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