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Prospect-Lefferts Gardens »

The makeover for the space outside the Parkside train station will include tables, chairs and plantings.

Downtown Brooklyn »

The mayor recently announced a series of projects that will transform Downtown Brooklyn's green spaces. 

Williamsburg »

The plaza would open near Peter Luger Steakhouse and the Williamsburg Arts and Historical Center.

Upper East Side »

The Met's $60 million plaza rehab will impact Fifth Avenue pedestrian and bus traffic.

Upper East Side »

The Met plans cut 280 chairs from the originally planned 400.

Elmhurst »

A festival highlighting local food, music and dancing is coming to Dunningham Triangle.

Corona »

A new pedestrian plaza in Corona has neighbors enjoying the great outdoors.

Financial District »

The 70,000-square-foot Chase Manhattan plaza will stay closed until the spring of 2013, officials said.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

The UES comunity board rejected part of the plan that would bring seats and tables to the plaza.  

Downtown »

The Friends of Bogardus Garden want to make the plaza at Hudson and Chambers streets permanent.

Downtown »

Privately owned public spaces, or POPs, are under the spotlight, thanks to the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Community Board 3 rejected the design plan for a new public plaza in Astor Place for not paying tribute to the area's history.

Downtown »

Pace University is applying for funding to transform the plaza in front of its lower Manhattan campus.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Critics complain the plan to repave the circle on the Cherry Hill concourse would make it look like a parking lot.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Neighbor efforts to rid Kimlau Square of skaters and cyclists have led to more seating in the busy public plaza.