New York’s “plazafication” turns 10, goes global

The pedestrian plaza concept weathered the changing of the guard from Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Mayor Bill de Blasio, and it now seems poised to stick around for the long haul. When the first plaza opened a decade ago, it was seen as a risky as it was premised on shutting down entire or parts of roads that were often the busiest arteries in a given neighborhood, as the New York Times reports. But the […]Home Page,Architecture and Design,Commercial Real Estate,New York City