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 2019 To August 2019

April 2019

Flushing Meadows Corona Park Meadow Lake Promenade Reconstruction

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the roadway and paths along Meadow Lake Promenade in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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Jesse Owens Playground Reconstruction

Location: Jesse Owens Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the play equipment, spray shower, synthetic turf field, painted track, lighting, fencing, pavement, plantings and furnishings at Jesse Owens Playground.

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Melrose Commons Park Construction

Location: Melrose Commons Park, Bronx

This project will construct a park in Melrose Commons Park.

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O'Connell Playground Recreation Building Reconstruction

Location: Daniel M. O'Connell Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct the recreation building in Daniel M. O'Connell Playground.

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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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Staten Island Greenbelt Recreation Center Parking Area Expansion

Location: Blood Root Valley, Staten Island

This project will expand the parking area at Greenbelt Recreation Center.

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May 2019

Bronx River Park 233rd Street Bikeway Reconstruction

Location: Bronx River Parkway, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the paths, landscape and staircase at East 233rd Street in Bronx River Park.

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Citywide Comfort Station and Facility Reconstruction (CNYG-814MA)

Location: Multiple Parks, Multiple Boroughs

This project will reconstruct comfort stations and facilities at various parks and recreation locations citywide.

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Dutch Kills Playground and Court Area Reconstruction

Location: Dutch Kills Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct the playground and court area in Dutch Kills Playground.

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Fulton Park Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Fulton Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the comfort station at Fulton Park.

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Green Central Knoll Comfort Station Construction

Location: Green Central Knoll, Brooklyn

This project will construct a new comfort station and an accessible ramp in Green Central Knoll.

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Hope Ballfield Reconstruction

Location: Hope Ballfield, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the baseball field, outdoor gym, playground, sitting area and perimeter sidewalks at Hope Ballfield.

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Hunts Point Playground Reconstruction

Location: Hunts Point Playground, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the play equipment, safety surfacing, spray shower, fencing, benches and landscaping in Hunts Point Playground.

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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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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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Williamsbridge Oval Skate Park Construction

Location: Williamsbridge Oval, Bronx

This project will construct a new skate park at Williamsbridge Oval.

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June 2019

Beaver Noll Park Construction

Location: Brooklyn

This project will construct Beaver Noll Park, which will include a tot lot and sitting area.

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Bronx Park Dog Run Construction

Location: Bronx Park, Bronx

This project will construct a dog run in Bronx Park, west of the intersection of Bronx Park East and Boston Road.

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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Lawrence Playground Reconstruction

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct Lawrence Playground in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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Glick Park Electrical Systems Reconstruction (Hurricane Sandy)

Location: East River Esplanade, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the electrical systems at Glick Park due to damage from Hurricane Sandy.

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Midland Beach Landscape and Drainage Reconstruction

Location: Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct Hurricane Sandy-damaged drain inlets, catch basins and lines, timber barrier rail fencing, vehicular barrier gates (and concrete island) and electrical utility boxes at Midland Beach.

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Riverside Park Path Reconstruction, West 72-83, 91-95, 122-125 Streets

Location: Riverside Park, Manhattan

This project will include paving and landscape improvements in Riverside Park. At Riverside Drive between West 122nd and West 125th Streets, the project will reconstruct the existing perimeter sidewalk, including asphalt pavement and new bluestone curb, benches and fencing. At Crabapple Grove between West 91st and West 95th Streets, the project will reconstruct park paths and install new benches. Along the Hudson River Greenway between West 72nd and West 83rd Streets, the project will install additional greenway signage, improve park lighting and reconstruct pavements.

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Sandpiper Playground Reconstruction

Location: Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, Queens

This project will reconstruct Sandpiper Playground.

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St. Mary's Playground Multi-Purpose Area Reconstruction

Location: St. Mary's Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the existing multipurpose play area at St. Mary's Playground to include a skate park, basketball courts, multi-use synthetic turf field, adult fitness equipment and color seal coat walking track.

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Sunset Cove Park Saltwater Marsh and Coastal Upland Construction

Location: Sunset Cove Park, Queens

This project will construct a salt marsh and upland coastal forest area in Sunset Cove Park.

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Sutton Place Park Reconstruction

Location: Sutton Place Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct a portion of Sutton Place Park.

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World's Fair Playground Asphalt Field Reconstruction

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the asphalt field at World's Fair Playground in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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July 2019

Buono Beach and Alice Austen Reconstruction (Hurricane Sandy)

Location: Alice Austen Park, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct the landscape elements at Alice Austen House including picket fences and paths due to damage sustained during Hurricane Sandy. The project will also include the installation of security lighting.

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Chelsea Green Construction

Location: Chelsea Green, Manhattan

This project will construct a new park, including play equipment, seating, lighting, plantings, and other site furnishings at Chelsea Green.

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City Line Park Synthetic Turf Field, Skate Park, and Basketball Court Construction

Location: City Line Park, Brooklyn

This project will convert the existing asphalt athletic field at City Line Park into a multipurpose active recreation area to include a synthetic turf field, skate park, basketball court, adult fitness equipment and other site amenities.

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Clement Clarke Moore Park Reconstruction

Location: Clement Clarke Moore Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct Clement Clarke Moore Park.

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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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Ennis Playground Reconstruction

Location: Ennis Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct Ennis Playground.

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Highland Park Lower Western Playground Reconstruction

Location: Highland Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the Western Lower Highland Playground to include play equipment and seating areas.

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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 in Jacob Javits Playground.

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La Plaza Cultural Community Garden Reconstruction

Location: Manhattan

This project will construct new steel fencing and gates and reconstruct the curbs at La Plaza Cultural Community Garden.

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Poe Cottage Landscape and Accessible Path Reconstruction

Location: Poe Park, Bronx

This project will construct an accessible entrance to Poe Cottage and reconstruct surrounding landscape including planting, pavements and fencing.

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Prospect Park Flatbush Avenue Perimeter Sidewalk Reconstruction

Location: Prospect Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the damaged sidewalk and fencing along Flatbush Avenue. The new sidewalk will have exposed aggregate concrete, new ornamental fencing, a double row of street trees, benches, and light poles.

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Queens Athletic Courts Reconstruction (QG-216M)

Location: Multiple Parks, Queens

This project will reconstruct tennis, basketball and handball courts in Baisley Pond Park; basketball courts and an entry ramp at Police Officer Nicholas Demutiis Playground; and basketball and handball courts at Harvard Playground in Queens.

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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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Shore Road Park Steel Fence Installation, Vegetation Removal and Erosion Control

Location: Shore Park and Parkway, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct steel fencing, clear vegetation, and control erosion at Shore Road Park.

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St. Mary's Park Playground West Reconstruction

Location: St. Mary's Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the basketball and tennis courts, and install play equipment, seating areas, planting beds and trees at St. Mary's Park Playground West.

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Sunset Park Playground Play Equipment and Safety Surfacing Reconstruction

Location: Sunset Park, Brooklyn

This project will install a Mobius Climber play equipment unit and reconstruct the surrounding safety surface in Sunset Park Playground.

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August 2019

Broadway Malls Reconstruction

Location: Broadway Malls, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct landscapes, pavements, fences and benches at several malls along Broadway from West 102nd to 104th Streets and from West 137th to 139th Streets.

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Crotona Park Ballfield 5 Reconstruction

Location: Crotona Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct ballfield 5 at Crotona Park with synthetic turf.

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Crotona Park Wall and Fence Reconstruction

Location: Crotona Park, Bronx

This project will demolish and reconstruct the steel fence and perimeter wall at Crotona Park.

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MacNeil Park Esplanade Reconstruction

Location: Macneil Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the esplanade in MacNeil Park.

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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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Parque de los Ninos Softball Field and Running Track Construction

Location: Bronx River Parkway, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the softball field with a natural grass outfield and a running track with artificial turf multiuse infield at Parque de los Ninos.

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Poor Richard's Playground Entry Path Reconstruction

Location: Poor Richard's Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the 2nd Avenue entry path to Poor Richard's Playground with new benches, game tables, lighting, fencing, and landscaping.

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St. Gregory's Playground Reconstruction

Location: St. Gregory's Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct St. Gregory's Playground.

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