Yes, garages do close. And new garages open as well. From June 2007 to May 2008, we were surprised to find that only 30 of the nearly 1,100 garages and lots had closed, and that 17 newgarages had opened. Despite a net loss of 13 garages – a mere 1% of the total garages, 106 new spaces, were added! This means that there are 106 more spaces to help the all too familiar headache of the NYC parking situation.
We expected that garages would close in the area from 8th Avenue and 12th Avenue from W 23rd to W 59th Streets, and in fact, 7 garages did close in this area, diminishing the amount of spaces for NYC parking. But then 4 locations also opened, and therefore, the number of spaces remains the same.
So then the question is, where are the new garages??
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