NYC DOT may enter into a concession agreement for the use of pedestrian plazas for outdoor commercial activities for up to 119 days, per Mayoral Emergency Executive Order (EO) #183, and any subsequent orders. This opportunity is set to expire on September 30, 2021, however concessions may extend beyond this date.
Concession activities in the plaza can include a broad range of commercial activity from sales of general merchandise, crafts, specialty goods, food, and beverages to ticketed cultural and fitness activities. These concessions may be hosted in designated public plazas for up to 119 days, under a concession agreement with NYC DOT and the Concessionaire. In lieu of a fee, Concessionaires must provide maintenance services to the plaza.
Please note: Plaza Partners are not party to the agreement between the Concessionaire and NYC DOT, and may not derive revenue from this agreement. Plaza Partners are involved in coordinating and scheduling of the concession activity.
Interested Concessionaires must apply no less than 30 days prior to the first date of proposed operations.
Short-Term Concessions Information Sheet (pdf) Short-Term Concessions Interest Form (Surveymonkey) For any other questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Available Locations for Short-Term Markets:
|Fordham Plaza||Bronx||86,500||Park Avenue||East 189th Street||Third Avenue|
|Parkside Plaza||Brooklyn||7,100||Parkside Avenue||Ocean Avenue||Parkside Avenue|
|New Lots Plaza||Brooklyn||3,100||Ashford St||Livonia Avenue||New Lots Avenue|
|Knickerbocker Plaza||Brooklyn||5,400||Myrtle Avenue||Knickerbocker Ave||Greene Avenue|
|Myrtle-Wyckoff Plaza||Brooklyn/Queens||27,500||Wyckoff Avenue||Myrtle Avenue||Gates Avenue|
|Forsyth Plaza||Manhattan||30,000||Forsyth Street||Canal Street||Division Street|
|Municipal Plaza||Manhattan||17,300||Centre Street||Worth Street|
|Diversity Plaza (southern block only)||Queens||7,800||37th Road||Broadway||Roosevelt Avenue|
|Liberty Plaza||Queens||3,200||101st Street||Forbell Street||Drew Street|
|Beach 20th Plaza||Queens||9,400||Beach 20th St||Beach 21st St||Mott Avenue|
Short-Term Concession Examples:
29-Day Concession Permits
29-Day Concession permits are available for select Open Streets. To learn more you may review the 29-Day Concession Opportunity Info Sheet or submit an interest form below.
Interested Concessionaires should apply no less than 45 days prior to the first date of proposed operations.