Eyes on the Street: Witness the Birth of Putnam Plaza

Meet the city’s newest public space: Putnam Plaza. The epoxy and gravel surface just went down on the block of Putnam Avenue between Fulton Street and Grand Avenue in Clinton Hill. Seating and tables should arrive before the week is out.

NYC DOT is implementing this pedestrian plaza in partnership with the Fulton Area Business Alliance. We’ll have a detailed story on the project in the days ahead. For now, enjoy the pictures courtesy of our tipster.

Watch the asphalt disappear...

...beneath the new epoxy-and-gravel surface.
The strip of asphalt before it was reclaimed for use as public space. Image: Google Street View

 

  • J

    Awesome! Too bad this is coming just as summer ends. I’ll be excited to get out there, regardless.

  • Ben from Bed Stuy

    Alright Brooklyn!

  • jon

    I love these simple NYCDOT plazas, am I correct to assume this is a round 4 plaza? Where can I find info on the selected round 4 (2011 announced) plazas?

  • Dan Kilian

    Witness the birth! This could be the Putnam Plaza theme song! https://youtu.be/1zqkMlyT_bs

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