Astor Place Slated for Improvement
"Conceptual designs were released this month, showing new plantings and uses of each of the four new public spaces.
The traffic island with the northbound No. 6 train entrance will get new seating, according to the design, which features a bench-lined path running through a new "grove of trees." The popular MudTruck concession will remain.
The island to the south of the subway island - which will be expanded across the closed portion of Astor Place - will be an 'open plaza defined by trees' with a 'focus on The Alamo sculpture.'
Thanks to Streetsblog