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.
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
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:
September 2019 To January 2020
Citywide Reforestation FY18
Location: Various locations citywide
This project will remove invasive species and plant new and replacement trees citywide.
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.
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.
Thomas Jefferson Park Irrigation Installation
Location: Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan
This project will install new irrigation and paths at Thomas Jefferson Park.
Weeksville Playground Reconstruction
Location: Weeksville Playground, Brooklyn
This project will reconstruct Weeksville Playground with new play equipment, seating and planting beds.
Aqueduct Walk Plaza Reconstruction
Location: Aqueduct Walk, Bronx
This project will reconstruct the plaza, paths, and landscape in Aqueduct Walk.
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.
Citywide Energy Efficient Ballfield Lighting Retrofits (CNYG-2915M)
Location: Multiple Parks, Multiple Boroughs
This project will construct energy efficient ballfield lighting retrofits.
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.
Conference House Pavilion Reconstruction
Location: Conference House Park, Staten Island
This project will reconstruct the Conference House Pavilion in Conference House Park.
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.
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.
Highland Park Lower Western Playground Reconstruction
Location: Highland Park, Queens
This project will reconstruct Lower Western Playground in Highland Park.
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.
Juniper Valley Park Spray Shower Reconstruction
Location: Juniper Valley Park, Queens
This project will reconstruct the spray shower in Juniper Valley Park.
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.
Marcus Garvey Park Fire Watchtower Restoration
Location: Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan
This project will reconstruct the fire watchtower and surrounding plaza in Marcus Garvey Park.
Paerdegat Athletic Center Air Conditioning Reconstruction
Location: Paerdegat Basin Park, Brooklyn
This project will reconstruct the air conditioning equipment at Paerdegat Athletic Center.
Queensbridge Park Field House Construction
Location: Queensbridge Park, Queens
This project will construct a field house in Queensbridge Park.
Sandpiper Playground Reconstruction
Location: Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, Queens
This project will reconstruct Sandpiper Playground.
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.
Wolfe's Pond Park Landscape Reconstruction
Location: Wolfe's Pond Park, Staten Island
This project will reconstruct the berm and restore the landscape in Wolfe's Pond Park.
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.
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.
Fort Totten Park Telecommunication Lines Reconstruction
Location: Fort Totten Park, Queens
This project will reconstruct the telecommunication lines at Fort Totten Park.
Playground Thirty Five XXXV Reconstruction
Location: Playground Thirty Five XXXV, Queens
This project will reconstruct Playground Thirty Five XXXV.
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.
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.
Seton Park Ballfields Reconstruction
Location: Seton Park, Bronx
This project will reconstruct the ballfields with synthetic turf at Seton Park.
Seward Park Reconstruction
Location: Seward Park, Manhattan
This project will reconstruct the courtyard, gardens, paths, and fencing at Seward Park.
Spuyten Duyvil Playground Spray Shower Reconstruction
Location: Spuyten Duyvil Playground, Bronx
This project will reconstruct the spray shower at Spuyten Duyvil Playground.
Betsy Head Park Multi-Purpose Play Area Reconstruction
Location: Betsy Head Park, Brooklyn
This project will construct a new skate park, basketball courts, fitness area and multi-purpose space in the northern parcel of Betsy Head Park.
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.
Cunningham Park Lower Playground Tot Lot Reconstruction
Location: Cunningham Park, Queens
This project will reconstruct the Lower Playground (Redwood Playground) in Cunningham Park.
Elmhurst Park Vietnam Veterans Memorial Construction
Location: Elmhurst Park, Queens
This project will construct a memorial to Vietnam War veterans from Queens in Elmhurst Park.
Friends Field Playground Expansion
Location: Friends Field, Brooklyn
This project will reconstruct portions of the existing playground at Friends Field, including the removal of the existing safety surface, and the expansion of the existing playground area.
John Finley Walk 82nd Street ADA Ramp Reconstruction
Location: East River Walk, Manhattan
This project will construct a masonry ramp to provide ADA access to John Finley Walk at East 82nd Street.
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.
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.
Queens General Site Work (QG-1316M)
Location: Multiple Parks, Queens
This project will construct new fitness equipment at Alley Pond Park and Alley Athletic Playground, reconstruct the seating area at One Room Schoolhouse Park, and construct a new meditation garden at Kissena Corridor Park.
Tribute Park Reconstruction (Hurricane Sandy)
Location: Tribute Park, Queens
This project will reconstruct Tribute Park due to damage from Hurricane Sandy.
Cedar Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction
Location: Cedar Playground, Bronx
This project will reconstruct the comfort station in Cedar Playground.
Dutch Kills Playground Comfort Station Reconstruction
Location: Dutch Kills Playground, Queens
This project will reconstruct the comfort station at Dutch Kills Playground.
Freshkills North Park Pathway and Comfort Station Construction
Location: Freshkills Park, Staten Island
This project will construct a new multi-use pathway, overlook structures, and comfort station with composting toilets in the northern section of Freshkills Park.
Jackie Robinson Park Reconstruction
Location: Jackie Robinson Park, Manhattan
This project will reconstruct stairways, fencing, sidewalks, and entrances in Jackie Robinson Park.
St. James Recreation Center HVAC Reconstruction
Location: St. James Park, Bronx
This project will reconstruct the boiler, heating and air conditioning systems at St. James Recreation Center.
St. Mary's Park and Recreation Center Green Infrastructure Construction
Location: St. Mary's Park, Bronx
This project will construct rain gardens and other green infrastructure to capture storm water at St. Mary's Park in the Bronx.