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Jacob Javits Playground Reconstruction

  • Design
    35% complete 
  • Procurement
  • Construction

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 schematic design for this project has been approved. Parks is now developing construction documents for this project and applying for necessary permits.

Project Timeline


Start Date: February 2015
Projected Completion Date:December 2016
Adjusted Completion Date: April 2017


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


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

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Total Funding: Between $1 million and $3 million
Funding Sources:
  • City Council
  • Borough President
Design of Jacob Javits Playground Reconstruction


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: 04/21/2017

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