East River Park Compost Facility Reconstruction and Wetland Construction

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

This project will reconstruct the existing compost facility and construct a new wetland, which will function as an outdoor classroom for education programs run by Lower East Side Ecology Center.

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: July 2015
Projected Completion Date: November 2017
Completion Date: December 2017


Start Date: December 2017
Projected Completion Date: September 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:
  • Mayoral
  • Borough President
  • City Council
  • Federal


John V. Lindsay East River Park , Manhattan
Between Pier 42 and the East River Amphitheater


Project Staff

Project Liaison: Steve Simon
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Last updated: 08/20/2018