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:
November 2019 To March 2020

November 2019

Astoria Park Diving Pool Plaza Construction

Location: Astoria Park, Queens

This project will demolish the diving pool at the Astoria Park Bathhouse and construct a plaza in its place.

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Brower Park Basketball Courts Reconstruction

Location: Brower Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the basketball courts at Brower Park.

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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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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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Queensbridge Park Field House Construction

Location: Queensbridge Park, Queens

This project will construct a field house in Queensbridge Park.

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Richmond Terrace Wetlands Streetscape Construction

Location: Richmond Terrace Park, 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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Seward Park Reconstruction

Location: Seward Park, Manhattan

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

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West 102nd Street Riverside Park Field House Interior Plumbing Reconstruction

Location: Riverside Park, Manhattan

This project will install new interior plumbing systems for the field house adjacent to West 102nd Street in Riverside Park.

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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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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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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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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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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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Riverside Park South Playground, Bikeway, and Plazas Construction

Location: Riverside Park South, Manhattan

This project will construct a portion of Riverside Park South between West 65th Street and West 68th Street, including new plazas, play areas, lawns, volleyball courts, and a dog run, and it will reconstruct the bikeway between West 62nd Street and West 70th Street.

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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

Baruch Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Baruch Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the comfort station at Baruch Playground.

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Cedar Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Cedar Playground, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the comfort station in Cedar Playground.

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Crescent Beach Park Landscape Improvement and Pathway Construction

Location: Crescent Beach Park, Staten Island

This project will construct new paths, seating and a tot lot and reconstruct the landscape at Crescent Beach Park.

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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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Playground 174 Play Area Reconstruction

Location: Playground 174, Bronx

This project will reconstruct play and adult fitness equipment, swings, spray shower, pavements, fencing, lighting, and mini-pool.

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Sara D. Roosevelt Park Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Sara D. Roosevelt Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct a comfort station in Building A in Sara D Roosevelt 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. 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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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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February 2020

Bildersee Playground Reconstruction Phase 1

Location: Bildersee Playground, Brooklyn

This project will construct a new synthetic turf field and reconstruct the basketball courts at Bildersee Playground.

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Brooklyn Street Tree Planting FY18 - Community Boards 5,14,18

Location: Brooklyn

This project will plant new trees in Community Boards 5, 14, and 18 in Brooklyn.

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Brooklyn Street Tree Planting FY18 - Community Boards 6,7,10,12

Location: Brooklyn

This project will plant new trees in Brooklyn Community Boards 6, 7, 10, and 12.

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Grant Park Playground and Basketball Court Reconstruction

Location: Grant Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct of the playground and basketball court at Grant Park.

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Hallets Cove Playground Reconstruction

Location: Hallets Cove Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct Hallets Cove Playground.

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Hooper Grove Community Garden Fence Reconstruction

Location: Brooklyn

This project will construct new steel fences with concrete curbs and install water service at Hooper Grove Community Garden.

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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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Spring Creek Greenstreets and Green Infrastructure Construction

Location: Spring Creek Park Addition, Queens

This project will construct green infrastructure to capture storm water at Greenstreets near Spring Creek in Queens.

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March 2020

Briarwood Playground and Phil 'Scooter' Rizzuto Park Playground Reconstruction

Location: Multiple Parks, Queens

This project will reconstruct the playgrounds at Briarwood Playground and Phil 'Scooter' Rizzuto 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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