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Planning and Building Parks

NYC Parks is committed to creating healthy and thriving public spaces that benefit all New Yorkers. In all five boroughs, we are planning and building the next generation of urban spaces. Find out more about how we improve our parks, browse our current projects, and learn more about our bright green future.

Planning Overview

From acquiring new land to creating large-scale, community driven plans, we are constantly working to improve and expand New York City’s open space network. Read the Planning Overview

Capital Project Tracker

Looking for more information about a capital project? Use our Capital Project Tracker to see its status and timeline.

Community Parks Initiative

The Community Parks Initiative is our plan for investing in public parks in neighborhoods that are densely populated, growing, and contain higher-than-average concentrations of poverty, and making sure that those communities are involved in how their parks are improved. Learn more about the Community Parks Initiative

The Community Parks Initiative is part of NYC Parks: Framework for an Equitable Future.

Community Input Meetings

You can help us build great parks and facilities that keep your community in mind. Attend an upcoming community meeting, or share your thoughts online. Find an upcoming Community Input Meeting

How We Build Parks

See the steps involved in park design, legal review and construction that go into the investment in our parks. Learn more about how we build parks.

Work with Parks

Looking to bid on a capital project? Log in or sign up to our Business Opportunities page.

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