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:
February 2021 To June 2021

February 2021

Echo Park Playground and Basketball Courts Reconstruction

Location: Richman (Echo) Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the playground, spray shower, and basketball courts at Richman (Echo) Park.

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MacArthur Park Multi-Purpose Ballfield and Basketball Court Reconstruction

Location: Gen. Douglas MacArthur Park, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct the existing ballfields, basketball courts, and sports lighting, and improve the edges and entrances at MacArthur Park.

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March 2021

Brooklyn Street Tree Planting FY20 - Community Boards 11,13

Location: Brooklyn

This project will plant new street trees in Community Boards 11 and 13 in Brooklyn.

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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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Ferry Point Park Passive Waterfront Path and Landscape Construction

Location: Ferry Point Park, Bronx

This project will construct a waterfront path and salt water marsh in Ferry Point Park.

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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Lawrence Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the comfort station at Lawrence Playground in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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Little Red Square Reconstruction

Location: Little Red Square, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct Little Red Square with new pavements, curb alignments, seating, and plantings.

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Mapes Ballfield Reconstruction

Location: Mapes Ballfield, Bronx

This project will reconstruct Mapes Ballfield with a new natural turf outfield, recreational sports lighting, play equipment, and adult fitness equipment.

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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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Morningside Park Middle Playground and Basketball Courts Reconstruction

Location: Morningside Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct Middle Playground and the basketball courts at Morningside Park.

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Queens General Site Work (QG-217M)

Location: Multiple Parks, Queens

This project will reconstruct Lt. Clinton L. Whiting Square, the sidewalk and guide rail along the west side of Harvey Park, and the pathway between Park Lane South at 86th Street and the bandshell in Forest Park.

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Shore Park and Parkway Field House Reconstruction

Location: Shore Park and Parkway, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the field house at Shore Park and Parkway.

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April 2021

Audubon Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Audubon Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the comfort station at Audubon Playground and make it ADA accessible.

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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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Bronx River (Shoelace) Park Link Reconstruction

Location: Bronx River Parkway, Bronx

This project will reconstruct paths and drainage systems, construct new entrances, and bioswales and rain gardens, and formalize the Bronx River Greenway in Shoelace Park.

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Bronx, Manhattan and Queens Park Trees Planting and Replacement

Location: Various locations in the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens

This project will plant new park trees in the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens.

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Bronx, Manhattan and Queens Sandy-Related Park Tree Planting and Replacement FY18

Location: Various locations in the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens.

This project will plant new trees in parks affected by Hurricane Sandy in the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens.

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Cadman Plaza Park Brooklyn War Memorial ADA Ramp and Elevator Construction

Location: Cadman Plaza Park, Brooklyn

This project will install an accessible ramp and elevator at the Brooklyn War Memorial in Cadman Plaza Park.

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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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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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Prescott Playground Reconstruction

Location: E.M.T. Christopher J. Prescott Playground, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct Prescott Playground, including fencing, retaining walls, play equipment, and pavements.

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Rev. Dr. Maggie Howard Playground Reconstruction

Location: Rev. Dr. Maggie Howard Playground, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct the playground, multi-use fields, basketball and handball courts, and water features at Rev. Dr. Maggie Howard Playground.

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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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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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Lt. Federico Narvaez Tot Lot Reconstruction

Location: Lt. Federico Narvaez Tot Lot, Brooklyn

This project will construct new play equipment for 2-5 years old, benches, fencing, drainage and water supply systems and plantings in Lt. Federico Narvaez Tot Lot.

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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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