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East Side Coastal Resiliency

Community Board 3 – Parks, Recreation, Waterfront, & Resiliency Committee


BRC Senior Services Center - 30 Delancey Street

May 16, 2019


PRESENTATION AGENDA

Project Update
Open Houses Debrief

Fly-through Animation

Neighborhood Parks Improvements

Next Steps

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PROJECT UPDATE

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PROJECT SCHEDULE OVERVIEW

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OPEN HOUSES
MAY 14TH AND 15TH AT LOWER EASTSIDE GIRLS CLUB

3D MODEL OF ENTIRE PROJECT, “STATIONS” ON DESIGN CRITERIA, PARK CITY AND DESIGN TEAM PRESENT TO
BOTH PA1 AND PA2 PROGRAMMING AND ECOLOGY, EIS, AND MORE ADDRESS QUESTIONS
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OPEN HOUSES
FLY THROUGH ANIMATION

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NEIGHBORHOOD PARKS
IMPROVEMENTS

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NYC PARKS IMPROVEMENTS

1. Sports Coating 7. BBQs


2. Painting 8. Tennis
3. Trees and Rain Gardens 9. Cool Pools: Dry Dock
4. Ballfields 10. New Spaces:
• Increased Lighting • LaGuardia Bathhouse
• Asphalt to Turf • Baruch Bathhouse
• Turf improvements • Pier 42
• Pier 35
5. Park Staffing
• Flyover Bridge
6. Recreational Programming

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SPORTS COATING
AT APPROXIMATELY SEVEN LOCATIONS

Precedent Examples:

Van Alst Playground, Queens South Pacific Playground, Brooklyn Stroud Playground, Brooklyn
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PAINTING
AT APPROXIMATELY 16 LOCATIONS

Precedent Example: Fountain of Youth Playground, Bronx

BEFORE AFTER

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TREE PLANTING
AT APPROXIMATELY 1000 LOCATIONS

Precedent Examples:

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RAIN GARDENS
AT APPROXIMATELY 40 LOCATIONS

Precedent Examples:

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ACCOMMODATING FIELD USERS

Baseball at East River Park 13


SOLAR FIELD LIGHTS
40 LIGHTS ON SIX FIELDS

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ASPHALT TO TURF AND TURF IMPROVEMENTS
AT EIGHT LOCATIONS

Precedent Example: JJ Byrne Playground, Brooklyn

BEFORE AFTER

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ASPHALT TO TURF LOCATIONS
Location: Tanahey Playground

Cherry Street

Market Slip
Water Street

Exact dimensions to be determined

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ASPHALT TO TURF LOCATIONS
Location: Tompkins Square Park

E10th Street

Avenue B
Avenue A

Exact dimensions to be determined


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ASPHALT TO TURF LOCATIONS
Location: St Vartan Park

E36th Street
2nd Avenue

E35th Street

Exact dimensions to be determined


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ASPHALT TO TURF LOCATIONS
Location: Robert Moses Playground

E42nd Street
1st Avenue

E41st Street

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TURF IMPROVEMENTS

Coleman Field Sara D. Roosevelt Lion’s Gate


Baruch Playground
Complete!

Re-sodding at Coleman Field Newly refurbished synthetic turf at Lion’s Baruch Synthetic Turf
Gate Field

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MORE NEIGHBORHOOD PARK STAFF

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INCREASED RECREATIONAL PROGRAMMING

NYC Parks Shape Up Class, East Harlem Movie Night, J Hood Wright Park

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BBQ
Location: Coleman Park Future BBQ Area

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TENNIS

Clay courts at Queensboro Oval Tennis upgrades forthcoming at John Jay

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COOP POOLS: DRY DOCK

Precedent: Douglas & DeGraw Pool, Brooklyn Dry Dock Pool 2018

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NEW OPEN SPACE: LAGUARDIA BATH HOUSE

LaGuardia Bath House Precedent Example: Stroud, Brooklyn


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NEW OPEN SPACE: LAGUARDIA BATH HOUSE

Rutgers Street
Clinton Street

Madison Street

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BARUCH BATH HOUSE

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NEW OPEN SPACE: PIER 35

Image courtesy of SHoP Architects 29


NEW OPEN SPACE: PIER 42 PHASE 1: UPLAND PARK

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NEW OPEN SPACE: FLYOVER BRIDGE

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NEXT STEPS

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NEXT STEPS AND PROCESS

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Website

Visit Us!
www.nyc.gov/escr
Twitter: @NYClimate

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APPENDIX

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GREENWAY REROUTING
DURING ESCR CONSTRUCTION

• Greenway will be closed from 23rd Street to


Montgomery Street
• Southbound cyclists wishing to travel beyond 23rd
Street should use the protected bike lanes on First
and Second Avenues
• Northbound cyclists may use Pike/Allen Street or
Clinton Street and Delancey Street to reach First
and Second Avenues
• Access to the Stuyvesant Cove Ferry will be
maintained on 20th Street
• Signs will be installed at key decision points in the
bike network to inform cyclists of the closure
• Signs will be installed one block west of the
greenway to inform pedestrians of the closure
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GREENWAY REROUTING
DURING FLYOVER CONSTRUCTION

• Greenway will be closed at the flyover


• Signs on the Greenway and at the
intersection of 10th Street and Avenue C will
direct cyclists and pedestrians to use 10th
Street and Avenue C

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