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Enclosed or unenclosed sidewalk cafes shall be permitted, as indicated, in the following special zoning districts, where allowed by the underlying zoning. Small sidewalk cafes, however, may be located on streets or portions of streets within special zoning districts pursuant to the provisions of Section 14-43 (Locations Where Only Small Sidewalk Cafes Are Permitted).
Manhattan
Enclosed Sidewalk Cafe
Unenclosed Sidewalk Cafe
125th Street District
No
No4
Battery Park City District
Yes
Yes
Clinton District
No
Yes
East Harlem Corridors District
No
Yes
Enhanced Commercial District 2
(Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues)
Yes
Yes
Enhanced Commercial District 3
(Broadway/Upper West Side)
Yes
Yes
Hudson Square District
Yes
Yes
Inwood District
No
Yes
Limited Commercial District
No
No1
Lincoln Square District
No
Yes
Little Italy District
No
Yes
Lower Manhattan District
No
Yes2
Manhattanville Mixed Use District
No3
Yes
SoHo-NoHo Mixed Use District
No
Yes6
Transit Land Use District
Yes
Yes
Tribeca Mixed Use District
Yes
Yes
United Nations Development District
No
Yes
West Chelsea District
No
Yes5
1          Unenclosed sidewalk cafes are allowed on Greenwich Avenue.

2          Unenclosed sidewalk cafes are not allowed on State, Whitehall or Chambers Streets or Broadway.

3          Enclosed sidewalk cafes are allowed in Subdistrict B.

4          Unenclosed sidewalk cafes are allowed on the east side of Malcolm X Boulevard between West 125th and West 126th Streets, on the west side of Malcolm X Boulevard between West 124th and West 125th Streets and on the east side of Fifth Avenue between East 125th and East 126th Streets.

5          Unenclosed sidewalk cafes are allowed only on wide streets except they are not allowed on the west side of Ninth Avenue between West 15th Street and West 16th Street. Unenclosed sidewalk cafes shall also be allowed on West 27th Street between Eleventh Avenue and Joe DiMaggio Highway.

6          Unenclosed sidewalk cafes are not permitted south of Houston Street, except for small sidewalk cafes in locations designated in Section 14-43 (Locations Where Only Small Sidewalk Cafes Are Permitted)

Brooklyn
Enclosed Sidewalk Cafe
Unenclosed Sidewalk Cafe
Bay Ridge District
Yes
Yes
Brooklyn Navy Yard District
Yes
Yes
Coney Island District
No
Yes
Coney Island Mixed Use District
Yes
Yes
Downtown Brooklyn District
Yes
Yes
Enhanced Commercial District 1 (Fourth Avenue)
No
Yes
Enhanced Commercial District 4 (Broadway, Bedford-Stuyvesant)
No
Yes
Gowanus Mixed Use District
No
Yes
Mixed Use District-8
(Greenpoint-Williamsburg)
Yes
Yes
Ocean Parkway District1
Yes
Yes
Sheepshead Bay District
No
Yes
1        Sidewalk cafes are not allowed on Ocean Parkway

        
The Bronx
Enclosed Sidewalk Cafe
Unenclosed Sidewalk Cafe
City Island District
No
Yes
Harlem River Waterfront District
No
Yes
Jerome Corridor District
No
Yes
Queens
Enclosed Sidewalk Cafe
Unenclosed Sidewalk Cafe
Downtown Far Rockaway District
No
Yes
Downtown Jamaica District
No
Yes
Flushing Waterfront District
No
Yes
Forest Hills District1
No
Yes
Long Island City Mixed Use District2
No
Yes
Southern Hunters Point District
No
Yes
Willets Point District
No
Yes
1        Sidewalk cafes are not allowed on Austin Street
2        See Appendix A in Article XI, Chapter 7

        
Staten Island
Enclosed Sidewalk Cafe
Unenclosed Sidewalk Cafe
Bay Street Corridor District
Yes
Yes
South Richmond Development District
Yes
Yes
St. George District
Yes
Yes
Stapleton Waterfront District
Yes
Yes

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