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:
August 2021 To December 2021

August 2021

CS 134 Community Garden Reconstruction

Location: Bronx

This project will reconstruct the perimeter concrete retaining walls, steel fencing and gate, and install a new water supply system at CS 134 Community Garden.

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Courtney Callender Playground Handball Court Pavement Reconstruction

Location: Courtney Callender Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the pavement, backstop, drainage system, and benches at the handball court in Courtney Callender Playground.

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Idlewild Park Nature Center Construction

Location: Idlewild Park, Queens

This project will construct a nature center in Idlewild 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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September 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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Abraham Lincoln Playground Reconstruction

Location: Abraham Lincoln Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct Abraham Lincoln Playground.

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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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Battery Park Coast Guard Monument Relocation

Location: The Battery, Manhattan

This project will relocate the Coast Guard Monument in Battery Park.

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Betsy Head Park Comfort Station Construction

Location: Betsy Head Park, Brooklyn

This project will construct a comfort station at Imagination Playground in Betsy Head Park.

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Booker T. Washington Playground Synthetic Turf Reconstruction

Location: Booker T. Washington Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the synthetic turf field, basketball backstops, and chain link fencing at Booker T. Washington Playground.

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Bridge Playground Reconstruction

Location: Bridge Playground, Bronx

This project will reconstruct Bridge Playground.

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DeWitt Clinton Park Staircase Reconstruction

Location: De Witt Clinton Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the staircases in DeWitt Clinton Park.

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Doughboy Plaza Seating Area Reconstruction

Location: Doughboy Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the seating area surrounding the monument at Doughboy Plaza, including the drinking fountain and pathways.

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Drew Playground Park Security Lighting Construction

Location: Drew Playground, Bronx

This project will construct new park security lighting in Drew Playground.

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Fairview Park Comfort Station Construction

Location: Fairview Park, Staten Island

This project will construct a new comfort station at Fairview Park.

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Hallets Cove Seawall Reconstruction

Location: Hallets Cove Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct damaged portions of the seawall and railing at Hallets Cove.

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Highbridge Park Step Street Reconstruction

Location: Highbridge Park, Bronx

This project will restore the step street and surrounding landscape in Highbridge Park.

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Highland Park Pedestrian Paths and Sidewalks Reconstruction

Location: Highland Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the sidewalk and improve pedestrian access along a portion of Highland Boulevard.

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Lanett Playground Sitting Area Reconstruction

Location: Lanett Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct the sitting area of Lanett Playground.

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Little Bush Park Playground Reconstruction

Location: Nathan Weidenbaum Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct the playground at Little Bush Park.

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Loreto Playground Asphalt Multi-Purpose Play Area Construction

Location: Loreto Playground, Bronx

This project will construct an expanded asphalt multi-purpose play area in Loreto Playground.

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McKinley Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: McKinley Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the comfort station in McKinley Playground.

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McKinley Playground Play Area Reconstruction

Location: McKinley Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the playground and spray shower, including fencing, paving, curbs, safety surfacing, benches, lighting, play equipment, plantings, and trees at McKinley Playground.

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Prospect Playground Reconstruction

Location: Prospect Playground, Bronx

This project will reconstruct Prospect Playground.

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Red Hook Recreation Area Ballfields 5-8 Reconstruction

Location: Red Hook Recreation Area, Brooklyn

This project will convert four ballfields from natural turf to synthetic turf and remediate contaminated soils at Red Hook Recreation Area.

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Sakura Park Stairs Reconstruction

Location: Sakura Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the staircase at the northeast corner of Sakura Park. The work will include a new foundation and resetting the existing granite steps and walls.

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St. Mary's Park Plaza, Pathways, and Gil Scott-Heron Amphitheater Reconstruction

Location: St. Mary's Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the plaza, pathways, lighting, and Gil Scott-Heron Amphitheater at St. Mary’s Park.

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Surf Playground Synthetic Turf Field Construction and Basketball Courts Reconstruction

Location: Surf Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the asphalt multi-purpose play area and sport courts at Surf Playground with new basketball courts, seating area, synthetic turf and plantings.

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Vanderbilt Motor Parkway Reconstruction Phase 1

Location: Queens

This project will reconstruct Vanderbilt Motor Parkway from Winchester Boulevard to Springfield Boulevard.

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October 2021

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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Icahn Stadium Electrical Service Reconstruction

Location: Randall's Island Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the electrical service line from Icahn Stadium transformers to the PEP Academy trailer complex in Randall's Island.

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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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Silver Lake Park Pavement Reconstruction

Location: Silver Lake Park, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct paths and pavement in the southern half of Silver Lake Park.

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Sternberg Park Synthetic Turf Field Reconstruction

Location: Sternberg Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the synthetic turf field and construct new sports lighting at the basketball courts at Sternberg Park.

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Whitey Ford Field Reconstruction

Location: Whitey Ford Field, Queens

This project will reconstruct the natural turf baseball field at Whitey Ford Field.

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November 2021

Astoria Park Charybdis Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Astoria Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the comfort station at Charybdis Playground in Astoria Park.

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Crotona Park Ballfield 5 Synthetic Turf Field Construction

Location: Crotona Park, Bronx

This project will demolish softball field 5 at Crotona Park and construct a synthetic turf soccer field.

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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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December 2021

Alley Pond Environmental Center Reconstruction

Location: Alley Pond Park, Queens

This project will construct a new environmental center in Alley Pond Park.

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Astoria Park Field House Restrooms Reconstruction

Location: Astoria Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the public restrooms in the field house at Astoria Park.

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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Garage Reconstruction

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the Parks Maintenance and Operations garage in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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Sumner Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Sumner Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the comfort station in Sumner Playground.

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Van Cortlandt Park Basketball Court Reconstruction

Location: Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct pavements at the basketball court next to the stadium in Van Cortlandt Park.

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