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Rockaway Beach Restoration

View presentations from recent community meetings.

Past Community Meetings 

Community Board 14 Boardwalk Reconstruction Presentation 

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, we presented the results of pile testing, information on project phasing and projected construction start dates, and preliminary design renderings. View a copy of the presentation.

Community Board 14 Parks Committee Meeting

On Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, we presented findings from public meetings and a draft schematic design for the boardwalk. View a copy of the presentation.

Rockaway Conceptual Plan Meeting

On Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, Parks held a community discussion  at the Scholar's Academy to discuss peninsula-wide recreation, ecology and open space access. On Thursday, December 5, Parks staff presented a Rockaway conceptual plan for additional community feedback. View a copy of the presentation.

Community Boardwalk Design Meeting

On Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, Parks staff held a community boardwalk design meeting at the Scholars' Academy. Topics of discussion included boardwalk access, furnishings, and concrete finishes. View a copy of the presentation.

Community Board 14 Boardwalk Reconstruction Presentation

On Oct. 8, 2013, we presented plans for an elevated concrete boardwalk with an integrated concrete baffle wall, and elevated and stabilized storm berm, incorporating community suggestions in the boardwalk design and protective measures.  View a copy of the presentation.

Community Visioning Meetings

On Sept. 23-25, 2013, Parks staff and consultants held targeted community visioning meetings across the Rockaway peninsula to receive input and provide an opportunity for the public to speak directly to engineers, architects and landscape architects working on the second phase of Rockaway reconstruction. The community was invited to participate in three focus groups dedicated to coastal protection, boardwalk aesthetics and access, and recreation.

View the introductory powerpoint presentation shown at these sessions, as well as a listing of consolidated results.

Parks Committee Meeting

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, NYC Parks joined the NYC Economic Development Corporation to discuss the second phase of reconstruction at Community Board 14’s Parks Committee meeting. View a copy of the presentation.

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