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Upper West Side »

PODCAST: The Fight to Transform a Sidewalk Into a Public Plaza

Two local residents behind the Stryker Park push discussed their vision and opposition from others.

Clinton Hill »

Putnam Triangle Plaza's $3.75M Redesign to Include Bike Racks and Benches

The reconstruction of the plaza will also feature new trees and planters.

Upper West Side »

Tenants Association Opposes Plan for Public Plaza on W. 97th Street

Leaders of a 2,500-unit housing complex claim West 97th Street is already too busy for the plaza.

Chinatown »

Construction on Chinatown's Mini High Line to Start Next Year, City Says

When completed, the elevated triangular park will provide 10,000 square feet of public space.

Mott Haven »

MAP: Boutique Hotel With Cigar Lounge and Public Plazas Coming to Bronx Hub

The Umbrella Hotel is scheduled to open in late October, with other developments following.

Clinton Hill »

40 New Trees Coming to Myrtle Avenue in Clinton Hill

The trees will be planted on Myrtle Avenue between Hall Street and Emerson Place.


Jay Street Plaza Gets Approval from Landmarks Commission

DUMBO's newest plaza will include seating, bike racks and a land bridge.

Fort Greene »

Fowler Square to Stay Car-Free as Community Board Approves Permanent Design

The Fulton Street plaza will have new trees and be oriented toward a statue of a Civil War general.

Hamilton Heights »

Harlem Welcomes Improvements to Montefiore Park

The city is spending $6.4 million to add a plaza and improve a park at 137th Street and Broadway.

Corona »

David Byrne in Corona to Celebrate $800K Grant for Pedestrian Plazas

The Talking Heads singer helped celebrate the grant, which will be used to maintain the plaza.

Greenpoint »

Congested Corner Off BQE May Become Flower-Filled Green Space

The corner of Meeker and Morgan avenues could become a green street.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Students Team With Design Firm to Make Leafy Green Wall for DoBro Plaza

Future Plaza will soon be home to a 50-foot long green wall made from reclaimed materials.

Clinton Hill »

Local Group Proposes Greenmarket, Dog Run, Food Trucks Under the BQE

The project would make use of a space at Steuben Street and Park Avenue that is currently abandoned.

Hudson Square »

Public Plaza to Open Alongside Holland Tunnel Traffic

Freeman Plaza West is the first of four green spaces slated to open around the mouth of the tunnel.

Washington Heights »

$1.9M Redesign of West 185th Street Pedestrian Plaza Approved by CB12

The plaza would add trees, planters and moveable seating to create a pedestrian haven.