What's up with Commodore Plaza?
I have been out of town for three months, and returned looking forward to seeing the new sidewalks. But, oh my God, I could not believe my eyes when I saw all the parking spaces that were eliminated!
What was anyone thinking? What's the purpose of those islands in the middle of Commodore Plaza? They are neither attractive nor useful; but they are detrimental to Commodore Plaza businesses specifically, including 7 restaurants, and center Grove in general. They effectively narrow the street by 16 feet, as well as remove 6 parking spaces.
I'd sure like to know who the "they" is that makes decisions like this. Someone really does want Coconut Grove to curl into a little ball, and just go away. As Yogi Berra said, "No one goes there anymore. It's too crowded."
I'd love to start a revolution to get those islands removed. Everyone I have spoken to about them feels the same way I do. I'm sure I'm not alone. I'd love to know what the Commodore Plaza business owners feel about this situation.
Signed, A Friend
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|Here you can see the extended sidewalk. There's a gutter between |
the regular sidewalk and the extended sidewalk.
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