NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – With many people expected to enjoy the holiday in Manhattan this year, the city is moving to make the streets around Rockefeller Center more tourist-friendly.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday announced plans for pedestrian spaces in the area.
Starting Friday, 49th and 50th streets between Fifth and Friday avenues will be pedestrian-only.
Traffic will be banned from 11 a.m. to midnight every day during the holiday season.
That area will extend to 48th and 52nd streets on tree-light night, December 1.
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2021/11/24/rockefeller-center-street-closures-pedestrians-christmas-tree/ Streets Around Rockefeller Center Will Be Closed To Traffic For The Holiday Season – CBS New York