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:
October 2020 To February 2021

October 2020

Brooklyn Street Tree Planting FY20 - Community Boards 15,18

Location: Brooklyn

This project will plant new street trees in Community Boards 15 and 18 in Brooklyn.

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Brooklyn Street Tree Planting FY20 - Community Boards 5,8,16

Location: Brooklyn

This project will plant new street trees in Community Boards 5, 8, and 16 in Brooklyn.

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Carl Schurz Park Playground Reconstruction

Location: Carl Schurz Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the children's playground in Carl Schurz Park.

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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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Clement Clarke Moore Homestead Playground Reconstruction

Location: Moore Homestead Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct the playground, spray shower, and pavements at Clement Clarke Moore Playground.

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John J Carty Park Tennis Courts Reconstruction

Location: John J Carty Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the tennis courts in John J. Carty Park.

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La Guardia Playground Reconstruction Phase 1

Location: La Guardia Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the sports courts and plaza (southern parcel) at La Guardia Playground.

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Riverside Drive Bus Stop and Safety Measure Installation

Location: Riverside Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the bus stops and perimeter sidewalks along Riverside Drive.

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Underbridge Dog Run and Forest Park Overlook Dog Run Fencing Reconstruction

Location: Multiple Parks, Queens

This project will reconstruct the fencing at Underbridge Dog Run and Forest Park Overlook Dog Run.

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November 2020

Baruch Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Baruch Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the comfort station at Baruch Playground.

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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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Coney Island Greenstreets and Green Infrastructure Construction

Location: Brooklyn

This project will construct green infrastructure to capture storm water at Greenstreets at various locations near Coney Island Beach and Boardwalk.

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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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DeLury Square Reconstruction

Location: DeLury Square, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct DeLury Square.

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Faber Park Active Recreation, Lighting and Seating Area Construction

Location: Faber Pool and Park, Staten Island

This project will construct new active recreation areas, paths, seating, lighting and an expanded public gathering area at Faber Park.

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General Hart Playground Reconstruction

Location: General Hart Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct General Hart Playground, including play equipment, swings, spray shower, basketball courts, planting, pavement, fencing, and benches.

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Highbridge Anchor Park Reconstruction Phase I

Location: Highbridge Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the staircase and pathways, including pavement, drainage, lighting and planting, in Highbridge 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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Newport Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Newport Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the comfort station in Newport Playground.

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Rev. Dr. Maggie Howard Playground Reconstruction

Location: Rev. Dr. Maggie Howard Playground, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct the playground, multi-use fields, basketball and handball courts, and water features at Rev. Dr. Maggie Howard Playground.

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Riverside Park and Fort Washington Park Pathway Reconstruction (Hurricane Sandy)

Location: Multiple Parks, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct paths, pavements, and general site work in Riverside Park South, Riverside Park and Fort Washington Park in Manhattan, which were damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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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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December 2020

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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Joseph Sauer Park Reconstruction

Location: Joseph C. Sauer Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct Joseph Sauer 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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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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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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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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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

Bloomingdale Park Synthetic Turf Field Construction

Location: Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

This project will construct a new synthetic turf multi-use field and reconstruct the existing synthetic turf soccer field at Bloomingdale Park.

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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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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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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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Highbridge Anchor Park Reconstruction Phase II

Location: Highbridge Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct Adventure Playground and Sunken Playground, install park pathway lighting to the historic High Bridge, and construct a new synthetic turf practice field at Highbridge Park.

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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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Penn Triangle Reconstruction

Location: Penn Triangle, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct Penn Triangle.

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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

Betsy Head Park Synthetic Turf Field, Track, Sport Courts and Adult Fitness Area Construction

Location: Betsy Head Park, Brooklyn

This project will construct a synthetic turf field, rubberized track, sport courts and adult fitness equipment area at Betsy Head Park.

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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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