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Prospect Park New Flatbush Avenue Entrances Construction and Willink Entrance Reconstruction

  • Design
    35% complete
  • Procurement
    0% complete
  • Construction
    0% complete

This project will reconstruct the Willink Entrance to Prospect Park and construct two new entrances: a new grand entrance and pedestrian bridge at the existing berm separating Flatbush Avenue from the Rose Garden, south of Grand Army Plaza, and a new minor entrance connecting Flatbush Avenue to the internal pathway east of the Dongan Oak Monument.

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: October 2016
Projected Completion Date: October 2017
Adjusted Completion Date: May 2018


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


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 $5 million and $10 million
Funding Source: Mayoral


Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Flatbush Avenue between Grand Army Plaza and Empire Boulevard


Project Staff

Project Liaison: Davey Ives
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Last updated: 02/16/2018

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