Eyes on the Street: Foot Traffic Pours Into Jax Heights Plaza

Photo: ##http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcuswoollen/6830898402/?v=1##Marcus Woollen/Flickr##

Reader Marcus Woollen submits this picture of the Jackson Heights pedestrian plaza on 37th Road taken yesterday afternoon.

This is the same plaza that some local merchants have described as “a graveyard” and “a ghost town.” What they don’t realize, apparently, is that they’re sitting on a gold mine of foot traffic. Someone just has to step up and manage this space to keep it humming every day of the year.

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