$2.7M renovation of Grand Avenue Playground unveiled

The renovation of a local playground was unveiled today after the community finally received the necessary funding to make it happen. Residents attended the official

Residents attended the official ground breaking at the Grand Avenue Playground today in West Bronx University Heights.

Residents attended the official ground breaking at the Grand Avenue Playground today in West Bronx University Heights. (7/7/16)

WEST BRONX UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS - The renovation of a local playground was unveiled today after the community finally received the necessary funding to make it happen. 

Residents attended the official ground breaking at the Grand Avenue Playground today in West Bronx University Heights.

While construction is already underway, community officials put on their hard hats to officially unveil the reconstruction of the playground located on West 181st Street. 

The playground’s $2.7 million makeover will include spray showers, new basketball courts and other equipment.

Park officials say it should be completed by the end of next summer. 

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