The new dog run includes yard hydrants to provide water for the dogs. On December 20, 2021, the NYC Parks Department unveiled a new dog run in Devoe Park in the University Heights section of the Bronx. The new space provides dog owners a dedicated place to gather and let their pets play and interact.
Upgrades include new swings, sensory play equipment and new pavement. On July 15, 2021, the Department of Parks and Recreation announced the groundbreaking for renovations at Challenge Playground on 251 Street between 61st and 63rd Avenues in Little Neck, Queens. The upgrades will make the playground more accessible and inclusive.
The previously undeveloped plot of land has been transformed into a community greenspace through a $20.3 million transformation project. On June 2, 2021, New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver announced the completion of Fairview Park in the Charleston section of Staten Island. The Fairview Park project is one of over 800 projects completed by the Department of Parks and Recreation under Commissioner Silver’s leadership. The project is a part … <Read More>
The TD Green Space Grant is providing the Tree Time Program with $20,000 to support urban greenery programs like planting street-ready trees. On May 27, 2021, the NYC Parks Tree Time Program announced its receipt of a $20,000 TD Green Space Grant to support innovative urban greening and tree planting projects in underserved communities. The grant comes from the TD Bank Group and the Arbor Day Foundation.
Almeda Playground’s $8.1 million renovation have been completed as a part of the Community Parks Initiative to build a more equitable park system. On May 12, 2021, Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver announced the completion of the renovations to Almeda Playground, located in Rockaway, Queens. The playground is located on the southern half of the block bounded by Thursby Avenue to the north, Beach Channel Drive to the south, Beach 66th Street to the west … <Read More>
The improvements to Faber Park provide a more open and welcoming experience and assists in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s goal to create a more equitable park system. On April 22, 2021, New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Silver announced the completion of improvements to Faber Park in the Richmond Terrace neighborhood in Staten Island. Funded by Mayor de Blasio and Council Member Deborah Rose, the improvements to Faber Park come … <Read More>