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:
August 2019 To December 2019

August 2019

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 Roller Hockey Rinks Reconstruction

Location: Multiple Parks, Queens

This project will reconstruct roller hockey rinks at Juniper Valley Park, Harvey Park, Mafera Park and College Point 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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Sandpiper Playground Reconstruction

Location: Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, Queens

This project will reconstruct Sandpiper Playground.

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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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Travers Park and Staunton Field Play Field Reconstruction

Location: Multiple Parks, Queens

This project will reconstruct the asphalt play fields in Travers Park and Staunton Field, and construct a plaza within the 78th Street right-of-way.

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Weeksville Playground Reconstruction

Location: Weeksville Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct Weeksville Playground with new play equipment, seating and planting beds.

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September 2019

Arsenal Building Facade and Roof Reconstruction

Location: Central Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the facade and roof at the Arsenal building in Central Park.

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Bloomingdale Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Bloomingdale Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the comfort station in Bloomingdale Park and bring it into compliance with ADA accessibility standards.

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Carlton Park Landscape and Ida Court Playground Reconstruction

Location: Multiple Parks, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct the play areas, paths, fencing, landscape and park amenities at Carlton Park and Ida Court Playground.

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Citywide Reforestation FY18

Location: Various locations citywide

This project will remove invasive species and plant new and replacement trees citywide.

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Crotona Park Ballfield 1 Lighting Installation

Location: Crotona Park, Bronx

This project will construct sports lighting at ballfield 1 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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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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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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New Dorp Center Interior Reconstruction (Hurricane Sandy)

Location: Great Kills Park, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct the first floor of the New Dorp Center in Staten Island due to damage from Hurricane Sandy.

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Newtown Playground Reconstruction

Location: Newtown Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct paths and plantings on the upper lawn area of Newtown Playground.

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Norelli-Hargreaves Playground Reconstruction

Location: Norelli-Hargreaves Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct the seating area at Norelli-Hargreaves Playground.

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Ocean Breeze Park Maintenance Area Fencing Construction

Location: Ocean Breeze Park, Staten Island

This project will construct screen fencing around the garbage management system at Ocean Breeze Park to reduce the visual impact to the public.

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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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Roy Wilkins Recreation Center Kitchen and Roof Reconstruction

Location: Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens

This project will reconstruct the kitchen, gymnasium roof, exterior waterproofing and site drainage at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center.

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Spuyten Duyvil Playground Spray Shower Reconstruction

Location: Spuyten Duyvil Playground, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the spray shower at Spuyten Duyvil 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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Tompkins Square Playground Reconstruction

Location: Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct two playgrounds in Tompkins Square Park with new play equipment, safety surfacing, spray showers, seating, and fencing.

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October 2019

Aqueduct Walk Plaza Reconstruction

Location: Aqueduct Walk, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the plaza, paths, and landscape in Aqueduct Walk.

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Bloomingdale Playground Play Area Reconstruction

Location: Bloomingdale Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct basketball courts, paths, benches, spray shower, planting, play equipment and adult fitness equipment at Bloomingdale Playground.

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Citywide Energy Efficient Ballfield Lighting Retrofits (CNYG-2915M)

Location: Multiple Parks, Multiple Boroughs

This project will construct energy efficient ballfield lighting retrofits.

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Colonel David Marcus Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction

Location: Colonel David Marcus Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the comfort station in Colonel David Marcus Playground.

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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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Harry Chapin Playground Sprinkler Reconstruction

Location: Harry Chapin Playground, Brooklyn

This project will install a new drainage line and hydraulic board activator at Harry Chapin Playground.

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Henry Hudson Park Basketball and Handball Courts Reconstruction

Location: Henry Hudson Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the basketball and handball courts at Henry Hudson Park.

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Highland Park Lower Western Playground Reconstruction

Location: Highland Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct Lower Western Playground in Highland Park.

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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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Juniper Valley Park Spray Shower Reconstruction

Location: Juniper Valley Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the spray shower in Juniper Valley Park.

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Linden Park Synthetic Turf Field and Rubberized Track Reconstruction

Location: Linden Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the existing synthetic turf field and running track and construct new drinking fountains and sports field spray misters in Linden Park.

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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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Queensbridge Park Field House Construction

Location: Queensbridge Park, Queens

This project will construct a field house in Queensbridge Park.

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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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November 2019

Astoria Park Diving Pool Reconstruction as a Plaza

Location: Astoria Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the diving pool at the Astoria Park Bathhouse for use as an outdoor plaza.

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Cypress Hills Playground Synthetic Turf Field Construction

Location: Cypress Hills Playground, Brooklyn

This project will construct a new synthetic turf multi-purpose athletic field to replace an existing natural turf field at Cypress Hills Playground. The work will include a new perimeter recreation path, reconstructed dugouts, drinking fountains and misting stations.

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Fort Totten Park Telecommunication Lines Reconstruction

Location: Fort Totten Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the telecommunication lines at Fort Totten Park.

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Overlook Park Seating Area Reconstruction

Location: Overlook Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct the seating area, paths, and plantings at Overlook 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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Richmond Terrace Wetlands Streetscape Construction

Location: Richmond Terrace Wetlands, 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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Seton Park Ballfields Reconstruction

Location: Seton Park, Bronx

This project will reconstruct the ballfields with synthetic turf at Seton Park.

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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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December 2019

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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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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