The makeover for the space outside the Parkside train station will include tables, chairs and plantings.
The mayor recently announced a series of projects that will transform Downtown Brooklyn's green spaces.
The plaza would open near Peter Luger Steakhouse and the Williamsburg Arts and Historical Center.
The Met's $60 million plaza rehab will impact Fifth Avenue pedestrian and bus traffic.
The Met plans cut 280 chairs from the originally planned 400.
A festival highlighting local food, music and dancing is coming to Dunningham Triangle.
A new pedestrian plaza in Corona has neighbors enjoying the great outdoors.
The 70,000-square-foot Chase Manhattan plaza will stay closed until the spring of 2013, officials said.
The UES comunity board rejected part of the plan that would bring seats and tables to the plaza.
The Friends of Bogardus Garden want to make the plaza at Hudson and Chambers streets permanent.
Privately owned public spaces, or POPs, are under the spotlight, thanks to the Occupy Wall Street protests in Zuccotti Park.
Community Board 3 rejected the design plan for a new public plaza in Astor Place for not paying tribute to the area's history.
Pace University is applying for funding to transform the plaza in front of its lower Manhattan campus.
Critics complain the plan to repave the circle on the Cherry Hill concourse would make it look like a parking lot.
Neighbor efforts to rid Kimlau Square of skaters and cyclists have led to more seating in the busy public plaza.
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