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:
May 2021 To September 2021

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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Fairview Park Multi-Purpose Field and Landscape Construction

Location: Fairview Park, Staten Island

This project will construct a multi-purpose field, baseball field, tennis courts, pickleball courts, adult fitness equipment, picnic area, parking area, bio-retention areas, paths, and landscape elements at Fairview Park.

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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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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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Lopez Playground Reconstruction

Location: Lopez Playground, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct Lopez Playground.

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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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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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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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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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Crotona Park Nature Center Reconstruction

Location: Crotona Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the nature center in Crotona 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 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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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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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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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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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

Bronx Street Tree Planting FY20 - Community Boards 9-12

Location: Bronx

This project will plant new street trees in Community Boards 9-12 in the Bronx.

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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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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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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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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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Olde Town of Flushing Burial Ground Monument Construction

Location: The Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground, Queens

This project will construct a monument at Olde Towne of Flushing Burial Ground.

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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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September 2021

Abraham Lincoln Playground Reconstruction

Location: Abraham Lincoln Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct Abraham Lincoln Playground.

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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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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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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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Pulaski Park Sport Courts Reconstruction and Tot Lot Construction

Location: Pulaski Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the sport courts and construct a tot lot in Pulaski Park.

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Queens Street Tree Planting FY20 - Community Boards 12,13

Location: Queens

This project will plant new street trees in Community Boards 12 and 13 in Queens.

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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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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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