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:
September 2020 To January 2021

September 2020

Crotona Park Ballfield 5 Synthetic Turf Field Construction

Location: Crotona Park, Bronx

This project will demolish softball field 5 at Crotona Park and construct a synthetic turf soccer field.

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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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October 2020

5 Boro Complex and Garage Parking Lot Reconstruction

Location: Randall's Island Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the parking lot at the 5 Boro Complex and Garage on Randall's Island.

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Almeda Playground Reconstruction

Location: Almeda Playground, Queens

This project will reconstruct Almeda Playground.

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Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson Playground Reconstruction

Location: Bill Bojangles Robinson Playground, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson Playground.

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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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Brooklyn Street Tree Planting FY20 - Community Boards 9,14,17

Location: Brooklyn

This project will plant new street trees in Community Boards 9, 14, and 17 in Brooklyn.

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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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Citywide DCAS Accelerated Conservation & Efficiency Program (CNYG-2415MA1)

Location: Multiple Parks, Multiple Boroughs

This project will upgrade lighting fixtures to improve energy efficiency at various locations citywide.

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Clawson Playground Reconstruction Phase I

Location: Clawson Playground, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct the area of Clawson Playground behind PS 50 with new play equipment, safety surfacing, benches and plantings.

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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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Clove Lakes Park WWII Veterans War Memorial Ice Rink Condensers Reconstruction

Location: Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island

This project will reconstruct the rink condensers at the WWII Veterans War Memorial Ice Rink in Clove Lakes Park.

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Corlears Hook Park Dog Run Reconstruction

Location: Corlears Hook Park, Manhattan

This project will reconstruct the dog run at Corlears Hook Park, adding stable ground surface, water features and dog waste containers, and replacing fencing.

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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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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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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center Emergency Netting System Installation

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

This project will install a debris netting system at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center.

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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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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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Kolbert Park Sidewalks Reconstruction

Location: Kolbert Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the sidewalks, curbs, accessible ramps, and pipe rail fencing at Kolbert Playground.

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Kossuth Playground Reconstruction

Location: Mosholu Parkway, Bronx

This project will reconstruct Kossuth Playground in Mosholu Parkway to include new play equipment, spray shower features, basketball courts, fencing, pavement, benches, lighting and plantings.

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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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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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Rockaway Beach Skate Park Reconstruction

Location: Rockaway Beach Boardwalk, Queens

This project will reconstruct the skate park at Rockaway Beach.

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Rudd Playground Skate Park and Basketball Courts Reconstruction

Location: Rudd Playground, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct the basketball courts and construct a new skate park at Rudd Playground including a new accessible ramp to connect the two levels within the park and reconstruction of pavements, stairs, fencing, benches, plantings, drainage and water supply systems, and park security lighting.

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Sunset Park Path Reconstruction

Location: Sunset Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct stairs, handrails and landings in Sunset Park.

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Travers Park Tot Lot Reconstruction

Location: Travers Park, Queens

The project will reconstruct the tot lot in Travers Park.

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Van Cortlandt Park Putnam Greenway Construction

Location: Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

This project will construct a portion of the Putnam Greenway in Van Cortlandt Park.

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Wyckoff House Pavement Reconstruction

Location: Fidler-Wyckoff House Park, Brooklyn

This project will reconstruct paths and pavement at Wyckoff House.

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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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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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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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Flushing Meadows Corona Park Fountain of the Fairs Reconstruction

Location: Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

This project will reconstruct and provide for the adaptive re-use of the Reflecting Pool in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

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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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Stapleton Playground Reconstruction

Location: Stapleton Playground, Staten Island

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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