UPDATE (06-22-20): The park jumped the gun a bit, over the weekend, but is now officially open.
UPDATE (06-20-20): The park was definitely open yesterday, but today looks to be closed again.
As part of the city's phase 2 reopening, New...
The $6 million renovation of Seward Park was completed several weeks ago, and people in the neighborhood have been enjoying the much-improved plaza linking the park and the Seward Park Library. But yesterday the city finally made it official...
The Parks Without Borders $6 million dollar facelift at Seward Park has been completed. The project touts lower fences, a new library stone courtyard, an expanded garden, ampitheatre seating and new fitness equipment - not to mention lower fencing around the entire periphery.
East Side Coastal Resiliency Project - New York, New York, December 6, 2019: This provides notice that the City of New York’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB), as the “Responsible Entity,” as that term is identified by 24 CFR 58.2(a)(7)(i), together with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation (NYC Parks), has issued a Joint Record of Decision (ROD) and Findings Statement
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It's autumn in what locals call "Seal Park." Formally known as John V. Lindsay East River Park. Thanks to Robin Schatell for the photo. Send us your pics to firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on instagram, #lodownny
Big changes are, of course, coming to Seward Park. A $6.4 million renovation through the city's Parks Without Borders program is expected to be completed before the end of this year. Meanwhile, the Seward Park Conservancy is launching a fundraising campaign to restore the historic Jacob H. Schiff Fountain