Fordham Plaza Reopens in West Bronx With Pedestrian Friendly Features

Fordham Plaza, rendering by Grimshaw Architects
Fordham Plaza, rendering by Grimshaw Architects
Photo: YIMBY
Fordham Plaza, schematic by Grimshaw Architects
Fordham Plaza, schematic by Grimshaw Architects
Photo: YIMBY

After $34 Million and over a year of work, the redesigned and renovated Fordham Plaza has recently been completed and will soon open to the public.

The plaza was designed by Grimshaw Architects and features a café, market canopies, public toilets, vegetation, and seating. It also serves 12 bus lines and is directly above the Fordham station on the Metro-North Railroad. The initiative behind the project was to reduce traffic accidents and to create a more pedestrian-friendly experience. The city’s Department of Design and Construction and Department of Transportation were behind the project.

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Fordham Plaza

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