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Forest 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 
Austin, Giovanelli, and Utopia Playgrounds ReconstructionMyrtle Avenue, Union Turnpike, Park Lane South
Construction
Bronx and Queens Roofing Systems Reconstruction (CNYG-315MA)(Southeast) West Main Drive to Eastern Side of Gold Course
Myrtle Avenue, Union Turnpike, Park Lane South
Construction
Citywide Asbestos and Lead Removal and Disposal (CNYG-713MA)Park Lane (to East & South) to (West) Metropolitan Avenue
Construction
Citywide Reconstruction & Stabilization of Retaining Walls and Seawalls (CNYG-514M)Myrtle Ave., Union Turnpike, Park Lane South bet. Brooklyn-Queens County Line and Park Lane
Construction
Citywide Reconstruction of Deteriorated Electrical Systems (CNYG-1611MA)Myrtle Avenue, Union Turnpike, Park Lane South
Construction
Citywide Steel Guiderails, Timber Rails and Fencing Installation (CNYG-1414M)Myrtle Ave., Union Turnpike, Park Lane South bet. Brooklyn-Queens County Line and Park Lane
Construction
Forest Park Greenhouse Palm House Reconstructionbetween Woodhaven Boulevard, Myrtle Avenue, Forest Park Drive and 88th Lane, Borough of Queens
Design
Queens General Site Work (QG-1216M)(South) Park Lane South to North of Tennis Courts
Design

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.

  • Forest Park 911 Memorial Improvements
  • Forest Park Baby Carriage Lane Construction
  • Forest Park Glendale Entrance Construction
  • Forest Park Greenhouse Building Broken Glass Replacement (Hurricane Sandy)
  • Queens General Site Work
  • Sobelsohn Comfort Station Reconstruction

Completed Projects

ProjectLocation 
Forest Park T-Ball Field and The Overlook Drainage System Reconstruction
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Joe Devoy Playground Reconstruction
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Mary Whalen Playground Reconstruction
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Queens General Site Work (QG-112M)

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Queens General Site Work (QG-613M)

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Queens General Site Work (QG-915M)
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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 Forest Park

Forest Park Weather

  • Sat
    Chance Showers
    54°F
  • Sun
    Chance Showers and Patchy Fog
    41°F
  • Mon
    Rain Likely
    53°F
  • Tue
    Chance Rain
    56°F

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