What’s Next in Capital Projects

All across the city, we are working hard to rebuild sustainable and resilient parks for the next generation. Find out which projects will be completed in the next three months, and get ready to visit our next great open space.

Featured Projects

Parks Without Borders

We're making our parks more open, welcoming, accessible, and vibrant by improving entrances, furnishings, and park edges. Learn more about Parks Without Borders

Community Parks Initiative

AThrough our Parks equity program, we're rebuilding parks in neighborhoods with the greatest needs. Learn more about Community Parks Initiative Capital Projects

Anchor Parks

One large park in each borough will receive $30 million in upgrades through the City's Anchor Parks program. Learn more about New York City's Anchor Parks

Recently Completed Projects and Projects Nearing Completion:
September 2019 To January 2020

September 2019

Citywide Reforestation FY18

Location: Various locations citywide

This project will remove invasive species and plant new and replacement trees citywide.

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Jacob Javits Playground Reconstruction

Location: Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the playground, basketball court, drainage and water supply systems and surrounding landscape, and construct new adult fitness equipment at Jacob Javits Playground in Fort Tryon Park.

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Poe Cottage Landscape and Accessible Path Reconstruction

Location: Poe Park, Bronx

This project will construct an accessible entrance to Poe Cottage and reconstruct surrounding landscape including planting, pavements and fencing.

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Thomas Jefferson Park Irrigation Installation

Location: Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan

This project will install new irrigation and paths at Thomas Jefferson Park.

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Weeksville Playground Reconstruction

Location: Weeksville Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct Weeksville Playground with new play equipment, seating and planting beds.

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October 2019

Aqueduct Walk Plaza Reconstruction

Location: Aqueduct Walk, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the plaza, paths, and landscape in Aqueduct Walk.

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Bloomingdale Playground Play Area Reconstruction

Location: Bloomingdale Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct basketball courts, paths, benches, spray shower, planting, play equipment and adult fitness equipment at Bloomingdale Playground.

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Citywide Energy Efficient Ballfield Lighting Retrofits (CNYG-2915M)

Location: Multiple Parks, Multiple Boroughs

This project will construct energy efficient ballfield lighting retrofits.

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Colonel David Marcus Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Colonel David Marcus Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the comfort station in Colonel David Marcus Playground.

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Conference House Pavilion Reconstruction

Location: Conference House Park, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct the Conference House Pavilion in Conference House Park.

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Harry Chapin Playground Sprinkler Reconstruction

Location: Harry Chapin Playground, Brooklyn

This project will install a new drainage line and hydraulic board activator at Harry Chapin Playground.

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Henry Hudson Park Basketball and Handball Courts Reconstruction

Location: Henry Hudson Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the basketball and handball courts at Henry Hudson Park.

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Highland Park Lower Western Playground Reconstruction

Location: Highland Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct Lower Western Playground in Highland Park.

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Jesse Owens Playground Reconstruction

Location: Jesse Owens Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the play equipment, spray shower, synthetic turf field, painted track, lighting, fencing, pavement, plantings and furnishings at Jesse Owens Playground.

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Juniper Valley Park Spray Shower Reconstruction

Location: Juniper Valley Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the spray shower in Juniper Valley Park.

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Linden Park Synthetic Turf Field and Rubberized Track Reconstruction

Location: Linden Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the existing synthetic turf field and running track and construct new drinking fountains and sports field spray misters in Linden Park.

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Marcus Garvey Park Fire Watchtower Restoration

Location: Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the fire watchtower and surrounding plaza in Marcus Garvey Park.

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Paerdegat Athletic Center Air Conditioning Reconstruction

Location: Paerdegat Basin Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the air conditioning equipment at Paerdegat Athletic Center.

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Queensbridge Park Field House Construction

Location: Queensbridge Park, Queens

This project will construct a field house in Queensbridge Park.

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Sandpiper Playground Reconstruction

Location: Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, Queens

This project will reconstruct Sandpiper Playground.

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West Bronx Recreation Center AC Reconstruction

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the air conditioning system for the gymnasium at West Bronx Recreation Center.

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Wolfe's Pond Park Landscape Reconstruction

Location: Wolfe's Pond Park, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct the berm and restore the landscape in Wolfe's Pond Park.

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November 2019

Astoria Park Diving Pool Reconstruction as a Plaza

Location: Astoria Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the diving pool at the Astoria Park Bathhouse for use as an outdoor plaza.

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Cypress Hills Playground Synthetic Turf Field Construction

Location: Cypress Hills Playground, Brooklyn

This project will construct a new synthetic turf multi-purpose athletic field to replace an existing natural turf field at Cypress Hills Playground. The work will include a new perimeter recreation path, reconstructed dugouts, drinking fountains and misting stations.

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Fort Totten Park Telecommunication Lines Reconstruction

Location: Fort Totten Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the telecommunication lines at Fort Totten Park.

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Playground Thirty Five XXXV Reconstruction

Location: Playground Thirty Five XXXV, Queens

This project will reconstruct Playground Thirty Five XXXV.

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Plimpton Playground Reconstruction

Location: Plimpton Playground, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the play equipment, swings, spray shower, seating, pavements, drainage systems, drinking fountain, fencing and entrance area at Plimpton Playground.

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Richmond Terrace Wetlands Streetscape Construction

Location: Richmond Terrace Wetlands, Staten Island

This project will construct a seating area, overlook, paths, barrier rail, lighting and landscaping at the Richmond Terrace Wetlands.

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Seton Park Ballfields Reconstruction

Location: Seton Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the ballfields with synthetic turf at Seton Park.

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Seward Park Reconstruction

Location: Seward Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the courtyard, gardens, paths, and fencing at Seward Park.

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Spuyten Duyvil Playground Spray Shower Reconstruction

Location: Spuyten Duyvil Playground, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the spray shower at Spuyten Duyvil Playground.

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December 2019

Betsy Head Park Multi-Purpose Play Area Reconstruction

Location: Betsy Head Park, Brooklyn

This project will construct a new skate park, basketball courts, fitness area and multi-purpose space in the northern parcel of Betsy Head Park.

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Crotona Park Bathhouse Entrance Reconstruction

Location: Crotona Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the entrance towers, mezzanine roof and bridge at the entrance to the Crotona Park Bathhouse.

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Cunningham Park Lower Playground Tot Lot Reconstruction

Location: Cunningham Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the Lower Playground (Redwood Playground) in Cunningham Park.

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Elmhurst Park Vietnam Veterans Memorial Construction

Location: Elmhurst Park, Queens

This project will construct a memorial to Vietnam War veterans from Queens in Elmhurst Park.

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Friends Field Playground Expansion

Location: Friends Field, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct portions of the existing playground at Friends Field, including the removal of the existing safety surface, and the expansion of the existing playground area.

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John Finley Walk 82nd Street ADA Ramp Reconstruction

Location: East River Walk, Manhattan

This project will construct a masonry ramp to provide ADA access to John Finley Walk at East 82nd Street.

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Luther Gulick, Lyons Square, Saw Mill, Melrose Commons and Ten Eyck Playgrounds Comfort Station Construction

Location: Multiple Parks, Multiple Boroughs

This project will construct comfort stations at various locations in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Manhattan.

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Marcus Garvey Park Comfort Station Construction

Location: Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

This project will construct a new comfort station and Little League building in Marcus Garvey Park.

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Queens General Site Work (QG-1316M)

Location: Multiple Parks, Queens

This project will construct new fitness equipment at Alley Pond Park and Alley Athletic Playground, reconstruct the seating area at One Room Schoolhouse Park, and construct a new meditation garden at Kissena Corridor Park.

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Tribute Park Reconstruction (Hurricane Sandy)

Location: Tribute Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct Tribute Park due to damage from Hurricane Sandy.

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January 2020

Cedar Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Cedar Playground, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the comfort station in Cedar Playground.

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Dutch Kills Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Dutch Kills Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct the comfort station at Dutch Kills Playground.

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Freshkills North Park Pathway and Comfort Station Construction

Location: Freshkills Park, Staten Island

This project will construct a new multi-use pathway, overlook structures, and comfort station with composting toilets in the northern section of Freshkills Park.

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Jackie Robinson Park Reconstruction

Location: Jackie Robinson Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct stairways, fencing, sidewalks, and entrances in Jackie Robinson Park.

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St. James Recreation Center HVAC Reconstruction

Location: St. James Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the boiler, heating and air conditioning systems at St. James Recreation Center.

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St. Mary's Park and Recreation Center Green Infrastructure Construction

Location: St. Mary's Park, Bronx

This project will construct rain gardens and other green infrastructure to capture storm water at St. Mary's Park in the Bronx.

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