Marcus Garvey Park Fire Watchtower Restoration

  • Design
    100% complete
  • Procurement
    100% complete
  • Construction
    77% complete

This project will reconstruct the fire watchtower and surrounding plaza in Marcus Garvey Park.

Project Update: The contract completion date has changed. Some of the common reasons why a completion date has changed are: issues with a contractor, design error or omission, unexpected field conditions, change in the scope of the project, pending approval and registration of change orders and/or inclement weather.

Project Timeline


Start Date: March 2015
Projected Completion Date: October 2015
Completion Date: February 2016


Start Date: February 2016
Projected Completion Date: November 2016
Completion Date: June 2017


Start Date: July 2017
Projected Completion Date: July 2018
Adjusted Completion Date: October 2019

Understand how we build parks.


Total Funding: $7,970,000
Funding Sources:
  • Mayoral
  • Borough President
  • City Council


Marcus Garvey Park , Manhattan
Madison Avenue at East 122nd Street


Project Staff

Project Liaison: Steve Simon
Contact NYC Parks about this project

Last updated: 12/11/2019