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Community Parks Initiative

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Astoria »

The site, a lot with some trees and a faded roller hockey rink, will be fully renovated by 2020 or 2021.

Mott Haven »

The changes will come to Ranaqua Park, located on E. 136th Street between Brown Place and Willis Avenue.

Astoria »

The project is the first major renovation the park has seen in more than two decades, officials said.

West Brighton »

The project will add new basketball courts, fitness areas and playground equipment.

Lower East Side »

The Sol Lain and Henry M. Jackson playgrounds will have new equipment by fall 2017.

Elmhurst »

The court got the overhaul as part of the city's Community Parks Initiative. 

Astoria »

Astoria Health Playground and Playground Thirty Five will get upgrades under Community Parks Initiative.

Crown Heights »

The Crown Heights park will be rebuilt in 2016, according to designers at the Prospect Park Alliance.

Astoria »

Sean's Place was one of 60 parks that got upgrades recently under the Community Parks Initiative.

Hamilton Heights »

The city restored and painted a regulation-size high school court on W. 151st St. and Amsterdam Ave.

Astoria »

The change is planned as part of a $3 million overhaul of the Astoria Heights Playground.  

Bed-Stuy »

Previous city plans proposed eliminating the swimming pool at Jesse Owens due to lack of funding.  

Bed-Stuy »

The pool at Jesse Owens Playground is not wheelchair accessible and needs upgrades.

Bed-Stuy »

The Parks Department wants Bed-Stuy residents to suggest improvements for Jesse Owens Playground.

Lower East Side »

Local residents will be able to share their renovation ideas for Henry M. Jackson Playground.