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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.

Williamsburg »

Urban 'Island' With Bar, Patio, Plaza and Bike Parking to Open Near BQE

The former home of Loreley Biergarten is opening as Kingbird bar with a neighboring public plaza.

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.

Kew Gardens »

Marshall Pushes for Women's Memorial to Replace Controversial Statue

The Queens borough president wants a public plaza to replace the Triumph of Civic Virtue statue.

Upper East Side »

Met Slashes 280 Planned Seats From Plaza Redesign

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

Upper East Side »

Met Drops Kiosks From $60M Plaza Overhaul Plan

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has dropped the kiosks from its $60 million public plaza overhaul.

Ocean Breeze »

$12M Beachfront Project That Restores Historic Diner Breaks Ground

A public plaza near the Midland Beach boardwalk that will restore a historic diner broke ground today.

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