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:
April 2021 To August 2021

April 2021

Fairview Park Reforestation

Location: Fairview Park, Staten Island

This project will remove invasive species, seed and install groundcover, and plant trees in Fairview Park.

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Glen Oaks Oval Playground Reconstruction and Adult Fitness Equipment Construction

Location: Glen Oaks Oval, Queens

This project will reconstruct the playground and replace the basketball court with an adult fitness equipment area at Glen Oaks Oval.

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Highbridge Anchor Park Reconstruction Phase I

Location: Highbridge Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the staircase and pathways, including pavement, drainage, lighting and planting, in Highbridge Park.

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May 2021

Battery Park Playground Reconstruction

Location: The Battery, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct and expand the playground at The Battery.

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Bronx, Manhattan and Queens Reforestation FY18

Location: Various locations in the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens

This project will remove invasive species and plant new and replacement trees in the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens.

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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center Emergency Netting System Installation

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

This project will install a debris netting system at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center.

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Frank Golden Park Fields Reconstruction Phase II

Location: Frank Golden Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the athletic fields and park amenities at Frank Golden Park.

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Hugh Grant Circle and Virginia Park Reconstruction

Location: Multiple Parks, Bronx

This project will reconstruct Virginia Park and Hugh Grant Circle, including general site work, pavements, fencing, curbs, lighting and landscaping.

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Rufus King Park Entrance Construction and Fence Reconstruction

Location: Rufus King Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the perimeter fence and passive recreation area at Rufus King Park.

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St. John's Recreation Center Boilers and HVAC Systems Reconstruction

Location: St. John's Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the boilers and HVAC systems at St. John's Recreation Center.

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June 2021

Abraham Lincoln Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Abraham Lincoln Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the comfort station in Abraham Lincoln Playground.

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Astoria Park Charybdis Playground Reconstruction and Spray Shower Construction

Location: Astoria Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct Charybdis Playground and construct a spray shower in Astoria Park.

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Baruch Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Baruch Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the comfort station at Baruch Playground.

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Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island Reforestation FY18

Location: Various locations in Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island.

This project will remove invasive species and plant new and replacement trees in Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island.

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Corlears Hook Park Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Corlears Hook Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the comfort station at Corlears Hook Park.

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Crotona Park Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Crotona Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the comfort station at Playground of the Stars in Crotona Park.

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Hamilton Fish Park Basketball Courts and Adult Fitness Equipment Reconstruction

Location: Hamilton Fish Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the basketball courts and adult fitness equipment at Hamilton Fish Park.

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Playground 134 Reconstruction

Location: Playground One Thirty Four CXXXIV, Bronx

This project will reconstruct Playground 134 with new basketball courts, play equipment, a skate park, adult fitness equipment, a spray shower, and swings.

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Queens Street Tree Planting FY20 - Community Boards 9,10,14

Location: Queens

This project will plant new street trees in Community Boards 9, 10, and 14 in Queens.

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July 2021

Captain John McKenna IV Park Water Line Reconstruction

Location: Captain John McKenna, IV Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the water line to Captain John McKenna IV Park.

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Frederick Johnson Playground Reconstruction

Location: Frederick Johnson Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct Frederick Johnson Playground, including play equipment and safety surfacing, a bikeway, synthetic turf practice field, benches, lighting, pavements, fencing, and plantings.

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Highbridge Park Water Tower Reconstruction

Location: Highbridge Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the water tower in Highbridge Park.

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Lopez Playground Reconstruction

Location: Lopez Playground, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct Lopez Playground.

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Manhattan Street Tree Planting FY20 - Community Board 2

Location: Manhattan

This project will plant new trees in Community Board 2 in Manhattan.

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Manhattan Street Tree Planting FY20 - Community Board 3

Location: Manhattan

This project will plant new trees in Community Board 3 in Manhattan.

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Manhattan Street Tree Planting FY20 - Community Board 4

Location: Manhattan

This project will plant new trees in Community Board 4 in Manhattan.

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New York State Pavilion Observation Towers Reconstruction

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct portions of the New York State Pavilion Observation Towers in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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Olmsted Center Reconstruction

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the Olmsted Center in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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Queens Tree-Damaged Sidewalk Reconstruction FY19 - Community Boards 1-7,9,10

Location: Queens

This project will reconstruct sidewalks damaged by adjacent city-owned trees in Queens Community Boards 1-7, 9, and 10.

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Red Hook Recreation Area Ballfield 9 and Soccer Field 2 Reconstruction

Location: Red Hook Recreation Area, Brooklyn

This project will convert a ballfield and soccer field from natural turf to synthetic turf and remediate contaminated soils at Red Hook Recreation Area.

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Staten Island Basketball Court Reconstruction

Location: Multiple Parks, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct the basketball courts, paths, fencing, landscape and park amenities at Wolfe's Pond Park, Old Town Playground, and Midland Field.

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August 2021

Forest Park Garage and Oak Ridge Roof Reconstruction

Location: Forest Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct roofs at Forest Park Garage and Oak Ridge in Forest Park.

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Twenty-Four Sycamores Park Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Twenty-Four Sycamores Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the comfort station at Twenty-Four Sycamores Park.

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