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Audubon Playground Reconstruction

  • Design
    100% complete
  • Procurement
    60% complete
  • Construction
    0% complete

To provide the community with a reconstructed playground including the restored footprint of the demolished mini-school. Playground facilities could include, but are not limited to, new play equipment, swings, spray shower, courts, a multi-purpose play area, planting, security lighting, drainage (DEP Green Infrastructure) and water supply.

Project Update: Parks has reviewed bids received for this contract and identified the lowest apparent bidder. Working with external agencies, Parks is now reviewing the bid and the vendor’s qualifications.

Project Timeline


Start Date: November 2016
Projected Completion Date: November 2017
Completion Date: December 2017


Start Date: December 2017
Projected Completion Date: August 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 $3 million and $5 million
Funding Source: Mayoral


Audubon Playground , Manhattan
Audubon Avenue between 169th and 170th Streets in the Borough of Manhattan.


Project Staff

Project Liaison: Steve Simon
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Last updated: 05/18/2018

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