People buying into Richard Meier's glassy OPP at Grand Army Plaza will eventually have a kinder gentler traffic hell upon which to gaze and attempt to cross. Streets Blog summarizes the new GAP plan (which includes a lot of graphics and maps), including 2,300 square feet of new landscaping, closing of some roads, an off-street bike lane, new crosswalks and more. The plan has flown under the radar with all the Park Slope drama about one-way streets and bike lanes. Streets Blog says the plan "is a nice start." Part II coming after the new Meier People gets their sea legs?
· Grand Plans for Brooklyn's Iconic Public Space [Streets Blog]
· Meier's OPP Making GAP Pedestrian-Friendly? [Curbed]
· Fixing Grand Army Plaza by Danish Expert and Death-O-Meter [Curbed]