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 2022 To August 2022

April 2022

Bridge Playground Reconstruction

Location: Bridge Playground, Bronx

This project will reconstruct Bridge 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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Greencroft Playground Comfort Station Construction

Location: Greencroft Playground, Staten Island

This project will demolish the existing comfort station and construct a new comfort station at Greencroft Playground.

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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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Susan Smith McKinney Steward Park Reconstruction

Location: Susan Smith McKinney Steward Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the play equipment, swings, and spray shower and construct a new adult fitness area, a multi-purpose synthetic turf field with a performance stage, benches, fences, drainage, water supply and planting at Susan Smith McKinney Steward Park.

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May 2022

Abraham Lincoln Playground Reconstruction

Location: Abraham Lincoln Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct Abraham Lincoln Playground.

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Babi Yar Triangle Playground Reconstruction

Location: Babi Yar Triangle Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the playground and seating area at Babi Yar Triangle.

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Bartlett Playground Reconstruction

Location: Bartlett Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct Bartlett Playground.

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Bowery & East 4th Street (DEP Site) New Open Space Construction

Location: Manhattan

The project will construct a new open space at the DEP site on East 4th Street between Bowery and Lafayette Street.

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Brooklyn Street Tree Planting FY21 - Community Boards 1, 4

Location: Brooklyn

This project will plant new and replacement trees in Community Boards 1 and 4 in Brooklyn.

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Brooklyn Street Tree Planting FY21 - Community Boards 2-3

Location: Brooklyn

This project will plant new and replacement trees in Community Boards 2-3 in Brooklyn.

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Challenge Playground Reconstruction

Location: Challenge Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct the play equipment, fencing, and spray shower area at Challenge Playground.

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East River Esplanade Reconstruction, East 68th-70th Streets

Location: East River Walk, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the East River Esplanade from East 68th Street to East 70th Street.

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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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Fort Tryon Park Retaining Wall Reconstruction

Location: Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the retaining wall along Bennett Avenue and West 190th Street in Fort Tryon Park.

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John Jay Park Sitting Area Reconstruction

Location: John Jay Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the sitting area at John Jay 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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Marcus Garvey Park Pelham Fritz Recreation Center Reconstruction

Location: Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the entrance lobby and retaining walls at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center in Marcus Garvey Park.

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Mellett Playground Reconstruction

Location: Mellett Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the children's play area in Mellett Playground with new steel play equipment, spray shower, pavements, site furniture, security lighting, landscaping, and utilities.

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Ravenswood Playground Reconstruction

Location: Ravenswood Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct Ravenswood Playground.

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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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Staten Island Street Tree Planting FY21 (RG-121M)

Location: Staten Island

This project will plant new and replacement trees in Staten Island.

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Sunset Park Handball Court Reconstruction

Location: Sunset Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the handball court in Sunset Park.

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Wakefield Playground Reconstruction

Location: Wakefield Playground, Bronx

This project will reconstruct Wakefield Playground.

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June 2022

Brooklyn Park Tree Planting FY21 (BG-321M)

Location: Brooklyn

This project will plant new and replacement park trees in Brooklyn.

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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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Central Park Rumsey Playground Electrical Reconstruction

Location: Central Park, Manhattan

Electrical Service Reconstruction

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Central Park Rumsey Playhouse Electrical Repairs

Location: Central Park, Manhattan

Electrical Repairs

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Dry Dock Pool Deck Reconstruction

Location: Dry Dock Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the pool deck at Dry Dock Pool.

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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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Fort Hamilton Park Sport Courts Reconstruction

Location: Fort Hamilton Athletic Field, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct basketball and tennis courts in Fort Hamilton Park.

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La Guardia Playground Reconstruction Phase 2

Location: La Guardia Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the children's play area (northern parcel) at La Guardia Playground.

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Liberty Pool Deck Reconstruction

Location: Detective Keith L Williams Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the pool deck at Liberty Pool.

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NYCHA Pomonok Houses Open Space Construction

Location: Queens

This project will construct a new open space within the NYCHA Pomonok Houses.

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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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Riverside Park 83rd Street Paths Reconstruction

Location: Riverside Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct paths near West 83rd Street in Riverside Park.

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Riverside Park 97th Street Paths Reconstruction

Location: Riverside Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct paths near West 97th Street in Riverside Park.

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Shore Front Parkway Adventure Course Construction

Location: Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, Queens

This project will construct an adventure course at Shore Front Parkway.

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Van Cortlandt Park Indian Fields Ballfields Reconstruction

Location: Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the existing natural grass ballfields (Indian Fields) in Van Cortlandt Park.

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July 2022

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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Broad Channel Park Reconstruction

Location: Broad Channel Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the entry plaza, including new benches, pavement and fencing, at Broad Channel Park.

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Bronx Street Tree Planting FY21 - Community Boards 1-4

Location: Bronx

This project will plant new and replacement trees in Community Boards 1-4 in the Bronx.

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Bronx Street Tree Planting FY21 - Community Boards 5-8

Location: Bronx

This project will plant new and replacement trees in Community Boards 5-8 in the Bronx.

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Calvert Vaux Park Comfort Station and Maintenance Facility Construction

Location: Calvert Vaux Park, Brooklyn

This project will construct a comfort station and maintenance facility in Calvert Vaux 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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Friends Field Field House Roof Reconstruction

Location: Friends Field, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the roof of the field house at Friends Field.

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Juniper Valley Park Water Service Installation

Location: Juniper Valley Park, Queens

This project will provide water service to the spray shower at Juniper Valley Park.

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Morton Playground Reconstruction

Location: Aqueduct Walk, Bronx

This project will reconstruct Morton Playground, including the basketball courts, play equipment, safety surface, water and drainage systems, park lighting, and landscaping.

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Starr Playground Multi-Purpose Play Area and Handball Courts Reconstruction

Location: Starr Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct the multi-purpose play area and handball courts in Starr Playground.

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August 2022

Bushwick Inlet Park Synthetic Turf Field Reconstruction

Location: Bushwick Inlet Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the synthetic turf field at Bushwick Inlet Park.

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Maria Hernandez Park Synthetic Turf Field Construction

Location: Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn

This project will construct a new synthetic turf field and adult fitness at Maria Hernandez Park.

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