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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 
Bronx and Queens Roofing Systems Reconstruction (CNYG-1114M)Construction
Citywide DCAS Accelerated Conservation & Efficiency Program (CNYG-2415MA1)(East) Van Wyck Expressway to (North) Long Island Railroad to (West) Passerelle Building
(North) Pedestrian Ramp to Roosevelt Avenue to (South) David Dinkins Circle
Grand Central Parkway, Van Wyck Expressway
Construction
Citywide Recreation Center Fire Alarm System ReconstructionGrand Central Parkway, Van Wyck Expressway
Design
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Fountain of the Fairs ReconstructionBetween Unisphere and Fountain of the Planets in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Borough of Queens
Design
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Garage ReconstructionLocated between Roosevelt Avenue and the LIRR, in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Borough of Queens
Procurement
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Henry Hudson Entrance ReconstructionLocated on 111th Street, between 53rd and 56th Avenues
Design
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Lawrence Playground Comfort Station ReconstructionBounded by the Van Wyck Expressway, Botanical Garden Bridge and College Point Boulevard, Borough of Queens
Procurement
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Lawrence Playground ReconstructionBounded by the Van Wyck Expressway, Botanical Garden Bridge and College Point Boulevard, Borough of Queens
Procurement
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Mauro Playground ReconstructionPark Drive East Parallel To the Van Wyck Expressway
Design
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Meadow Lake Promenade ReconstructionFlushing Meadows Corona Park, Meadow Lake Promenade between the Boathouse Bridge and the Ederle site
Construction
Flushing Meadows Corona Park World's Fair Marina Reconstruction (Hurricane Sandy)Flushing Bay, at 125-00 Northern Boulevard
Design
FMCP Family Changing Room ReconstructionConstruction
FMCP Roosevelt Avenue Entrance ReconstructionIn Flushing Meadows Corona Park, east of Grand Central Parkway between Roosevelt Avenue and the LIRR
Construction
New York State Pavilion Observation Towers ReconstructionPerimeter Road and United Nations Avenue South
Procurement
Olmsted Center Reconstruction117-02 Roosevelt Avenue, Queens
Construction
World's Fair Playground Asphalt Field Reconstructionalong the Grand Central parkway near 62nd road in the Borough of Queens
Procurement

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.

  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park Adult Fitness Equipment Installation
  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park Marina Access Improvements
  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park Meadow Lake Northwest Area Reconstruction
  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park Site Improvements
  • FMCP Aquatic Center Roof Replacement

Completed Projects

ProjectLocation 
Bronx and Queens Roofing Reconstruction
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Citywide Buildings Reconstruction (CNYG-209M)
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Citywide Deteriorated Electrical Systems Reconstruction (CNYG-1611MA)
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Citywide Deteriorated Plumbing Systems Reconstruction (CNYG-1711MA1)
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Citywide Guide Rail and Fencing Reconstruction (CNYG-1009MA1)
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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Fields 2,3,5 Reconstruction
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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Meadow Lake Habitat Restoration
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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 Synthetic Turf Field 1 Reconstruction
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Queens General Site Work (QG-1011M)
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Queens General Site Work (QG-112M)
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Queens General Site Work (QG-212M)
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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 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

PlaygroundsPlayground

NYC Parks has removed slides in this park due to a manufacturer recall. The manufacture is currently working on an improved design and redesigned slides will be installed as soon as possible.


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: Fall 2017

ParkFlushing Meadows Corona Park

Due to major ongoing construction, the northeast section of Meadow Lake is closed. This project will reduce flooding in this area. There will be access to the boathouse and Meadow Lake from the Van Wyck Expressway South Exit 11 and from Jewel Avenue. For more information about this project, please visit our Capital Project Tracker.

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