The winner of the contest, a Swedish firm, was announced on Oct. 23 in Far Rockaway.
The controversial plan was approved by the City Council Wednesday.
Bronx advocates will meet next week and call on the mayoral candidates to address city park disparities.
The soccer league that used the field has been relocated to one filled with dirt and small mounds.
Residents and activists expressed their concerns at a community board forum Thursday night.
Debra Myers and the volunteer group she formed have helped revive the once-neglected park.
The damaged seawall and the park's lack of waterfront access has been a point of criticism for years.
Marcus Garvey Park is on the rise while St. Nicholas Park needs help, according to New Yorkers for Parks.
The report by New Yorkers for Parks found 3 of 5 large Bronx parks improved, while 2 declined.
A new study by New Yorkers for Parks found East Harlem has the potential to increase open space.
Upper East Side residents are planning a forum on open space for next spring.
Uptown parks received below average grades in a survey of city parks conducted by the parks advocacy group New Yorkers for Parks.
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