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Shoreline Parks Plan

A Plan for the East Shore of Staten Island

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed the construction of a protective seawall from Fort Wadsworth to Great Kills Park. Recognizing the effect this important project will have on our parkland, NYC Parks is developing the Shoreline Parks Plan to guide the adaptation of our shoreline parks to this flood protection. We are seeking input from the community through this planning process.

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Thank you for your submission. We will keep you informed of upcoming events related to the Shoreline Parks Plan.

Community Meetings

Please join us on Wednesday, February 8 to explore plans and designs, reflecting community input and ideas, for the Shoreline Parks Plan to adapt our shoreline parks to the Army Corps’ protective seawall, from Fort Wadsworth to Great Kills Park. More info & directions

Draft Designs

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Draft designs for the Shoreline Parks Plan. Join us on February 8 to learn more and share your feedback

Plan Timeline

Understanding the urgency of flood protection for this community, the Shoreline Parks Plan project is scheduled to keep pace with the Army Corps’ timeline. The Plan process began with a kick-off public meeting in fall 2015, and we aim to produce the final Shoreline Parks Plan in spring 2017.

About the Seawall

The US Army Corps of Engineers released in September 2016 their Final Feasibility Report to construct a protective seawall on Staten Island’s East Shore. Visit the Army Corps’ website to find out more about the project.

US Army Corps of Engineers Project Website

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