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Co-op City Field

Co-op City Blvd. and the Hutch. River bet. Carver Loop and Bellamy Loop

Bronx

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

These ballfields, located at the intersection of Co-Op City Boulevard, Bellamy Loop, and the Hutchinson River, share the same name as the Bronx neighborhood in which it resides, Co-Op City.

Through the 1940s, the Co-Op City property, located in the Baychester section of the eastern Bronx was an undeveloped swamp owned by the City. The Freedomland Amusement Park Corporation purchased a portion of the land, but the land remained undeveloped. After World War II, the Army attempted to acquire the property in order to construct an airfield. The Army went so far as to draw up blueprints and maps of the proposed base, but Robert Moses (1888-1981), Parks Commissioner from 1934 to 1960, had other plans.

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ParkCo-op City Field

This project will establish a safe and inviting entrance to the existing ballfields at Co-Op City Field and improve drainage by increasing permeable surfaces and clearing of existing drainage lines and structures. The project will include new green areas to beautify the entrance, a new 7 foot high steel picket fence with double gates, replacement of chain link fence mesh, refurbishment of existing bleachers, and new stone and concrete pavements
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

ParkCo-op City Field

The park is closed to establish a safe and inviting entrance to the existing ballfields and improve drainage by increasing permeable surfaces and clearing of existing drainage lines and structures. The project will include new green areas to beautify the entrance, a new steel picket fence with double gates, replacement of chain link fence mesh, refurbishment of existing bleachers, and new stone and concrete pavements.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

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