Parks Department

Recent Headlines
Union Square »

The bust, created by Lionel Smit and based on the Roman god Janus, is awaiting Parks approval.

Upper East Side »

The conservators suggest using projectors to cast images of the hieroglyphics back onto the monolith.

Upper West Side »

Here's where to look for downy little heads popping out of nests in local parks. 

Upper West Side »

The stops are at W. 100th, 103rd, 104th, 106th, 112th, 113th, 114th, 116th, 119th and 122nd streets. 

Upper West Side »

The lack of lighting on the path makes it unsafe for bikers and runners, community members said.

Upper West Side »

The indoor pool offered a less daunting environment than an open river, volunteers said.

South Street Seaport »

The Parks Department is transforming its storage space under the FDR into a dining oasis.

Fort Greene »

An environmental study found potentially carcinogenic materials buried underneath the soil at BAM Park.

Chelsea »

The Parks Department's plan for Clement Clarke Moore Park includes installing new play units and swings.

Williamsburg »

The city paid $53 million to Bayside Fuel on March 9, according to property records.

Corona »

The redone "Freedom of the Human Spirit" was presented this week to the city's Design Commission.

Fort Greene »

A youth league had to pool its own money to pay for makeshift field lights and a generator to run them.

Greenpoint »

A nearly 30-acre park was promised to North Brooklyn residents during the 2005 rezoning. 

Upper West Side »

Parkour involves acrobatic vaulting, swinging, jumping, leaping and rolling between objects.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

The 4,500-square-foot piazza would be the largest open space on the High Line Park.