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Battery Park Playground Reconstruction

  • Design
    80% complete
  • Procurement
    0% complete
  • Construction
    0% complete

This project will reconstruct and expand the playground at The Battery. The project includes the removal of existing play equipment and replacement with new equipment and innovative play features to encourage creative play. Passive and active recreation areas and circulation within the site will be redesigned and enhanced. Supporting utilities including lighting, irrigation and drainage systems will also be redesigned and upgraded, and plantings and paths immediately surrounding the playground will be rehabilitated.

Project Update: Parks staff members are reviewing construction documents for this project.

Project Timeline


Start Date: October 2015
Projected Completion Date: October 2017
Adjusted Completion Date: March 2018


The average time for procurement is 9 months. The procurement timeline for this specific contract will be established at the conclusion of the design phase.


The average time for construction is 12-18 months. The construction timeline for this specific contract will be established at the conclusion of the procurement phase.

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Total Funding: Greater than $10 million
Funding Sources:
  • Borough President
  • Federal
  • Private


The Battery, Manhattan
Southeastern portion of The Battery, near State Street and Peter Minuit Plaza.


Project Staff

Project Liaison: Steve Simon
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Last updated: 02/16/2018

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