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Divisions

  • Capital Projects Division
    Capital Projects handles the redesigning and rebuilding of Parks' sites. From skate parks to restoration projects, see what is being done to improve Parks property.
  • Concessions
    The Revenue Division is responsible for awarding and managing the agency's concession contracts. Most businesses that generate revenue on parkland are considered concessions. Find a restaurant, sports facility, or other service in your park, learn about opportunities for your company, or suggest a new concession idea.
  • GreenApple Corps
    This public service program began in October 2004. The goal of the GreenApple Corps program is to immerse Corps members in a variety of work and learning experiences to provide them with technical skills, practical knowledge, and unparalleled personal development opportunities.
  • Greenbelt Native Plant Center
    The Greenbelt Native Plant Center (GNPC) is the Parks Department's 13–acre greenhouse, nursery, and seed bank complex, located on Staten Island. GNPC provides locally appropriate seed and plants, offers guidance in project planning, and serves as a valuable resource for those interested in species native to the region.
  • GreenThumb
    GreenThumb is the nation's largest urban gardening program, assisting 700 neighborhood groups in the creation and maintenance of community gardens aimed at increasing civic participation and encouraging neighborhood revitalization.
  • Historic House Trust
    Not–for–profit organization that oversees the historic house museums in New York City. Information for each museum, including address and hours of operation, is provided.
  • Marketing & Special Events
    Parks division that is responsible for organizing numerous free events for the public.
  • Natural Resources Group
    Team of biologists, natural resource managers, mapping scientists and restoration ecologists that develops and implements management programs for the protection, acquisition, and restoration of the City's natural resources.
  • Urban Park Service
    Learn how Urban Park Service protect our parks and public spaces by enforcing rules, educating the public, advocating conservation, making our spaces safe, and responding to the needs of our patrons.

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