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New parks in NYC to be renovated through Community Parks Initiative

City officials announced Tuesday that 10 parks across the city, including three in Brooklyn and three in the Bronx, are next in line to get upgrades through the Community Parks Initiative.

News 12 Staff

Jul 19, 2022, 11:29 PM

Updated 701 days ago

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City officials announced Tuesday that 10 parks across the city, including three in Brooklyn and three in the Bronx, are next in line to get upgrades through the Community Parks Initiative. 
Since 2014, 67 parks have been revamped under this initiative to invest in parks in low-income neighborhoods.
With new mayoral funding, city officials are hoping to bring that number to 167 parks over the next decade.
The 10 newest Community Parks Initiative sites are:
BRONX
Dawson Playground
Jennie Jerome Playground
Zimmerman Playground
BROOKLYN
St. Andrew’s Playground
Pena Herrera Playground
Rolph Henry Playground


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