Celebration of What Was and What Could Be in Sara Roosevelt Park’s Stanton Parkhouse

The Stanton Parkhouse 

Thank you to the students in Pratt Institute’s Interior Design department for their proposals for the re-imagined interiors of the Stanton Building. The students:

Shreya Bhuraria, Vanwalee Chansue, Aastha Kothari, Erin Loffler, Erin Lutz, Mallika Mehrotra, Niyati Shah, Mahzad Soheili 

Thank you to the Keena for providing us with such a joyous evening with a look back at the history of Sara Roosevelt Park with the curated exhibition of historic images from the NYC Parks archives and for a look into the future of what we could be.

Thank you to Council Member Chin and Borough President Brewer for the words and all your support for moving our park to a better future.



Thank you to Ryan, Dakota and Emilio who generously helped with the space.

Thank you to the Parks Department Archivist.


Thank you to all our Task Force: Ryan, Wendy, Jennifer and the Sara Roosevelt Community Coalition.

Thank you to Thelma Pridgen, Bob Humber, Debra Jeffreys-Glass, Ted Glass, K Webster of the Coalition.

Thank you to Felicia Gordon Tenant Leader of Rafael Hernandez Housing.

Thank you to our local businesses Ceci Cela and Roni-Sue’s Chocolates.


photos Lee Elson

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