Closing Bell: Public Plaza Tours Scheduled for This Sunday

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This Sunday, May 4th Queens Council Members and community groups are participating in the annual Jane’s Walk event, which is a weekend of free, locally led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. Council Member Julissa Ferreras, Council Member Daniel Dromm and DOT Community Coordinator Andrew Ronan will help lead walks through three Queens plazas to highlight local history and civic engagement in the DOT plaza program. They will be joined by plaza partners like SUKHI NY, Friends of Diversity Plaza, Jackson Heights Green Alliance, Queens Economic Development Corporation and Queens Museum.

Here’s the schedule for the day. At 11 am, everyone will meet at the south entrance of the 90th Street/Elmhurst Avenue 7 Train station for an introduction to the Neighborhood Plaza Partnership. A tour of Corona Plaza (103rd Street and Roosevelt Avenue) will happen at 11:30 am, and Council Member Julissa Ferreras will speak. 1 pm is the tour of the 78th Street Plaza (34th Avenue and 78th Street), with Andrew Ronan of the DOT. Finally, Council Member Daniel Dromm will lead the 2 pm tour of Diversity Plaza (73rd Street and Broadway). The Diversity Plaza tour will be followed by refreshments. Check out detailed event info here.