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Jackson Heights »

Future of Diversity Plaza to Be Revealed at Community Meeting

Preliminary DOT plans for Diversity Plaza will be unveiled on May 9.

Washington Heights »

City Breaks Ground On Washington Heights Pedestrian Plaza

The Plaza de Las Americas at 175th Street and Broadway will be transformed into a town square. 

Meatpacking District »

Meatpacking District's Popular Gansevoort Plaza to Close for Up to 2 Years

Construction beneath Gansevoort Plaza is set to begin in the spring or summer, the city said.

Jamaica »

Plan to Overhaul Archer Ave. Near AirTrain Station May Take Up to 5 Years

The "Station Plaza" plan seeks to widen Archer Avenue near Sutphin Boulevard.

Flatiron »

Corporate Ads Take Up Too Much Space in Public Plazas, Residents Say

They also don't appear to make much money for the city, officials say.

Astoria »

Residents Want to Spend $1M in Funding on Dog Run, Pedestrian Plaza

Residents have been asked for ideas on how $1 million in budget funds should be spent in the district.

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.