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Lower Manhattan Redevelopment

Sara D. Roosevelt Playground and Comfort Station

Hester Street

This project consists of the reconstruction of a portion of Sara D. Roosevelt Park at Hester Street. Included in this reconstruction is the playground, a portion of the parkhouse, and the plaza in front of the building.

The new playground will feature exciting, state–of–the–art play equipment for multiple age groups with sand and water features, and swings. New paving, park lighting, seating and tables are also being installed. Plantings will include shrubs and mixed plants, supplemented with new trees, to provide greenery. Accessible restrooms for the public and parks staff will be built in the parkhouse.

Project Status: Underway, scheduled to be complete in Spring 2010

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