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City officials join community for groundbreaking of Lower Concourse Park

The park is anticipated to be complete in the spring of 2025 and open to the public in 2026.

Valerie Ryan and News 12 Staff

Dec 1, 2023, 1:37 AM

Updated 205 days ago

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The New York City Economic Development Corporation, NYC Parks, elected officials, and community members joined together to break ground along the Harlem River waterfront.
The Lower Concourse Park is a $35 million project covering 2.3 acres of land from 144th and 146th streets on the west of Exterior Street as a means to bring a renewed space to the community.
The park will include open space, a playground, restrooms, direct access to the Harlem River shoreline and more.
Officials say Thursday's ceremony has been something elected officials and community advocates have been asking for a long time.
The park is anticipated to be complete in the spring and open to the public in 2026.


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