New York City Mulls ’6 1/2 Avenue’ Proposal, Linking Pedestrian Walkways In Midtown

March 30, 2012 12:00 AM

New York City Mulls ’6 1/2 Avenue’ Proposal, Linking Pedestrian Walkways In Midtown
" NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The Transportation Committee of Community Board 5 has approved a proposal unofficially dubbed “6 1/2 Avenue,” which would link a series of public walkways and arcades that transverse several office buildings in Midtown.

The proposal would create a seven-block promenade between 6th and 7th Avenues in Midtown, running from 51st to 57th Streets.  The Department of Transportation wants to have the plan in place by this summer "

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