Finish the Job
A year and a term ago, the sidewalk in front of Massachussetts Row was torn up and the road turned into a pedestrian walkway. It is meant to be a sightline between Collis and the Rockefeller Center, but it still looks like a back alley, surrounded by tilting wooden poles and yellow rope. The renovation was meant to allow Mass Row a dramatic visual appearance from its center front, but when the granite stones there were knocked down, cars returned to park in the view. The offices of Facilities Planning and Facilities Operations and Management should turn those center parking spots into grass and sidewalk, and replace the wooden poles with real metal chains and posts.