How do you make Coney Island more like Times Square? Put in a pedestrian plaza!
The city Department of Transportation on Wednesday will reveal its plan to Community Board 13 to replace the street with a plaza of tables, chairs and potted plants on the southern end of Stillwell Avenue.
The plaza — which would strip the neighborhood of 15 coveted metered parking spaces — would run for a block between the Boardwalk and Bowery. The dead-end street is currently flanked by the Scream Zone amusement park, go-kart tracks, a beach bar and a 110-foot-high Boardwalk Flyer thrill ride.