Thursday, February 17, 2011

Transforming Public Places: Grand Army Plaza

via OpenPlans

In 2006, OpenPlans helped launch a grassroots effort to improve Grand Army Plaza, a massive traffic rotary in Brooklyn that divides neighborhoods, endangers pedestrians and generates congestion, pollution and far too many car crashes.
Today, OpenPlans is working with city agencies and a broad coalition of community groups to re-envision Grand Army Plaza and transform it into one of New York City’s finest public spaces.

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Grand Army Plaza, NYC, photo by wallyg
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