Petition to Support 2013 Parks Platform

New Yorkers for Parks has developed a 2013 Parks Platform, based on the input received at a April 11thTown Hall Forum The platform’s 10 points (listed below in bullet form and attached as a longer policy document) are a set of recommendations aimed at ensuring that our city’s scarce public open spaces are preserved, well-maintained, […]

It’s My Park Day

Poet Laureate and conservationist W.S. Merwin:

“On the last day of the world I would want to plant a tree…”

Thank you to all who helped us make IMPD this Spring wonderfully successful!

Sweeping, trash removal, planting, weeding, pruning, zumba-ing, drumming, bike-repairing, green map giving, petition signing, suggestions for park building-ing, eating (at MKGarden-ing), translating, […]

It’s My Park Day – Coming Soon

Click on the image to download PDF flyer.

Before the Park Existed

Here are a few photos from the NYC Municipal Archives Online Gallery that show the blocks that became the Sara D Roosevelt Park. These are screen grabs that are watermarked, since the the archive charges for the photos, but you get the idea. You can find the location of most of these in the bottom […]