The de Blasio administration is committing money for the rebuilding of 100 New York City parks. Parks Commissioner Gabrielle Fialkoff says 425 million dollars will be invested into refurbishing 100 parks over the next decade in mostly low income areas. This is part of the Community Parks Initiative which started in 2014.
“We focus on community parks that have been overlooked by previous administrations, parks that have gone untouched for more than two decades.”
Parks officials will hold community input sessions before redoing the parks. The first parks to be rebuilt include Hoffman Park in Queens, Chief Devlin Dennis Park in the Bronx and William McCray Playground in Manhattan.