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:
December 2020 To April 2021

December 2020

Bensonhurst Park Playground Reconstruction

Location: Bensonhurst Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the playground, adjacent path system and sitting areas at the north end of Bensonhurst 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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Idlewild Park Nature Center Construction

Location: Idlewild Park, Queens

This project will construct a nature center in Idlewild 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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Von King Cultural Arts Center Multipurpose Room Reconstruction

Location: Herbert Von King Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the multipurpose room and fire alarm system at Von King Cultural Arts Center in Herbert Von King Park.

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Wingate Park Basketball Courts Reconstruction

Location: Wingate Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the basketball courts at Wingate Park.

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January 2021

Brigham Street New Park Construction

Location: Marine Park, Brooklyn

This project will construct a new playground to include play equipment, swings, spray shower area, hillside slide and a picnic area near Brigham Street in Marine Park.

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Bronx Street Tree Planting FY18 - Community Boards 1-8

Location: Bronx

This project will plant new trees in Community Boards 1-8 in the Bronx.

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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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Elizabeth H. Berger Plaza Construction

Location: Manhattan

This project will construct Elizabeth H. Berger Plaza, closing the slip road between two smaller parks to create one larger plaza with plantings, a lawn mound, and seating.

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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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Fort Totten Park Chapel and Commander's House Reconstruction

Location: Fort Totten Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the steeple spire and bell tower at the Chapel and reconstruct the roof and exterior woodwork at the Commander's House at Fort Totten.

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Hamilton-Metz Field Synthetic Turf Field Reconstruction

Location: Hamilton Metz Field, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the existing synthetic turf field at Hamilton-Metz Field.

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Manhattan Street Tree Planting FY20 - Community Boards 1,3,5,6,8,11

Location: Manhattan

This project will plant new street trees in Community Boards 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, and 11 in Manhattan.

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Manhattan Street Tree Planting FY20 - Community Boards 2,4,7,9,10,12

Location: Manhattan

This project will plant new street trees in Community Boards 2, 4, 7, 9, 10, and 12 in Manhattan.

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Peck Slip Reconstruction

Location: Peck Slip, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct Peck Slip.

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Thomas Jefferson Park Playground Reconstruction

Location: Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct Thomas Jefferson Playground.

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February 2021

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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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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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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Wagner Playground Synthetic Turf Reconstruction

Location: Wagner Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the combination soccer and baseball synthetic turf field and adjacent fencing, drinking fountains, and seating areas at Wagner Playground.

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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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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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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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