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Jacob Javits Playground Reconstruction

  • Design
    100% complete
  • Procurement
    5% complete
  • Construction
    0% complete

This project will reconstruct the playground, basketball court, drainage and water supply systems and surrounding landscape, and construct new adult fitness equipment in Jacob Javits Playground.

Project Update: The project is currently in legal review by staff members at Parks and the New York City Corporation Counsel.

Project Timeline


Start Date: February 2015
Projected Completion Date: December 2016
Completion Date: May 2017


Start Date: May 2017
Projected Completion Date: February 2018


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: Between $1 million and $3 million
Funding Sources:
  • Borough President
  • City Council
  • Private


Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan
The playground is located at Margaret Corbin Plaza between Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue.


Project Staff

Project Liaison: Steve Simon
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Last updated: 08/04/2017

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