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Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Capital Projects

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In order to invest in the care of our parks, we must regularly redesign and rebuild our city’s parks and facilities. We do this through designing, procuring, and building capital projects. Find out more information about capital projects taking place within this park by choosing a project below.

Active Projects

ProjectLocationPhase 
Citywide DCAS Accelerated Conservation & Efficiency Program (CNYG-2415MA1)(East) Van Wyck Expressway to (North) Long Island Railroad to (West) Passerelle Building
Construction
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Adult Fitness Equipment InstallationCorona Avenue and 111th Street, next to Playground for All Children
Procurement
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center Roof Reconstruction131-04 Meridian Road
Design
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Fountain of the Fairs ReconstructionBetween Unisphere and Fountain of the Planets
Procurement
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Garage ReconstructionBetween Roosevelt Avenue and the Long Island Rail Road yard
Procurement
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Henry Hudson Entrance Reconstruction111th Street between 53rd Avenue and 56th Avenue
Construction
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Lawrence Playground Comfort Station ReconstructionVan Wyck Expressway, Botanical Garden Bridge, College Point Boulevard
Construction
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Mauro Playground ReconstructionPark Drive East at 73rd Terrace
Construction
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Meadow Lake Northwest Area ReconstructionNorthwest side of Meadow Lake, east of Grand Central Parkway between Long Island Expressway and 64th Road.
Design
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Synthetic Turf Fields 8 & 9 ReconstructionCollege Point Boulevard between Fowler Avenue and Booth Memorial Avenue
Design
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Willow Lake Outdoor Classroom and Boardwalk ConstructionSoutheast of Willow Lake
Design
Flushing Meadows Corona Park World's Fair Marina Reconstruction (Hurricane Sandy)Flushing Bay, at 125-00 Northern Boulevard
Design
New York State Pavilion Observation Towers ReconstructionPerimeter Road and United Nations Avenue South
Procurement
Olmsted Center Reconstruction117-02 Roosevelt Avenue, Queens
Construction

Proposed Projects

This is a tentative project list, as not all proposed projects will become active projects. To learn more about proposed projects, visit our How We Build Parks page.

  • Al Oerter Recreation Center HVAC System Reconstruction
  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park Candela Structures Reconstruction
  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park Electrical Vault Reconstruction (Hurricane Sandy)
  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park Queens Storehouse Reconstruction
  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park Security Measures Construction
  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park Storehouse Roof Reconstruction
  • Greenbelt Recreation Center and Queens Museum HVAC System Reconstruction

Completed Projects

ProjectLocation 
Bronx and Queens Roofing Systems Reconstruction (CNYG-1114M)
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Bronx and Queens Roofing Systems Reconstruction (CNYG-3009M)
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Citywide Buildings Reconstruction (CNYG-209M)
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Citywide Electrical Systems Reconstruction (CNYG-1611MA)
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Citywide Guide Rail and Fencing Reconstruction (CNYG-1009MA1)
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Citywide Pool Plumbing Systems Reconstruction (CNYG-714M)
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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Fields 2,3,5 Reconstruction
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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Lawrence Playground Reconstruction
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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Meadow Lake Habitat Restoration
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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Meadow Lake Promenade Reconstruction
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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pavement and Fence Reconstruction
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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool Emergency Roof Reconstruction
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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Pool Locker Room Reconstruction
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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Roosevelt Avenue Entrance Reconstruction
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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Synthetic Turf Field 1 Reconstruction
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Queens General Site Work (QG-1011M)
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Queens General Site Work (QG-212M)
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World's Fair Playground Asphalt Field Reconstruction
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How We Build Parks

Visit our How We Build Parks page to learn more about the three main phases of the city’s capital process and how a project becomes eligible for capital funding.

Directions to Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 5 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersAl Oerter Recreation Center

Please note the gymnasium will be closed on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. for staff training. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.
Anticipated Completion: 06/28/2019

Recreation CentersAl Oerter Recreation Center

On Thursday, July 4, 2019, this recreation center will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.

Recreation CentersFlushing Meadows Corona Park Pool & Rink

On Thursday, July 4, 2019, Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center will be open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. Please note that the pool closes 30 minutes earlier than the building hours.

ParkFlushing Meadows Corona Park

Due to construction, the 111th Street Parking Lot (Henry Hudson Entrance) is closed as of May 28, 2019. Please view this project on our Capital Project Tracker page for the latest updates.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2020

MarinasWorld's Fair Marina

Due to a major planned reconstruction project, Pier 1 at the World's Fair Marina is currently closed. Limited transient dockage is available for smaller recreational vessels - please contact the Dockmasters office at 718-478-0480 or VHF Ch71 for more information. There is no dockage available for larger vessels or commercial vessels, including passenger pick-up and drop-off. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check back with the World's Fair Marina in the future for updates.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2021

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