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James Weldon Johnson Playground Reconstruction

  • Design
    100% complete
  • Procurement
    100% complete
  • Construction
    94% complete

This project will reconstruct the playground, active recreation and joint operated playground with the adjacent school.

Project Update: This project is in active construction.

Project Timeline


Start Date: January 2015
Projected Completion Date: January 2016
Completion Date: January 2016


Start Date: January 2016
Projected Completion Date: October 2016
Completion Date: September 2016


Start Date: November 2016
Projected Completion Date: February 2018

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Total Funding: $4,789,000
Funding Source: Mayoral


James Weldon Johnson Playground, Manhattan
South of 115th Street, Between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue


Project Staff

Project Liaison: Steve Simon
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Last updated: 01/16/2018

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