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Updates On Harold Ickes Playground And Red Hook Ball Fields

Bklyner | September 21, 2018

The Parks, Recreation, and Environmental Protection Committee of Brooklyn Community Board 6 held a meeting Wednesday night to update locals on the Harold Ickes Playground and the Red Hook ball fields.


The Best Kids’ Playgrounds NYC Has to Offer

TimeOut New York Kids | December 28, 2018

Hudson River Park's Pier 51 Playground: A playful man-made brook runs through this sunny kid spot on the Hudson River Park, affectionately known as the Water Park or Pirate Park.


New Parks Sprout Around New York

New York Times | June 08, 2018

The Greenpoint’s park, on the river, features a playground, a large lawn and about three dozen trees, plus sparkly recycled-glass paving stones.

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18 Things New Yorkers Can Look Forward to in 2018

Curbed New York | January 02, 2018

There’ll be lots of new parkland...Speaking of parks, 2018 promises to be a banner year for the city’s natural landscapes [including} a smaller esplanade at the base of Greenpoint’s rising 40-story skyscraper.


Greenpoint’s Waterfront Esplanade Comes into Focus

Curbed New York | December 14, 2017

The Greenpoint’s waterfront esplanade is the first in the neighborhood to open as a requirement of a 2005 rezoning.


Public-Private Brooklyn Waterfront Project Is Starting To Bloom

The Wall Street Journal | December 13, 2017

A privately-built public waterfront promenade along the East River in Greenpoint, Brooklyn is finally beginning to take shape, one sliver at a time, after more than a decade of delay.


A Marble Hill Affordable Housing Complex Gets a Stylish Renovation

Curbed New York | August 02, 2017

The 33-story Promenade Apartments just completed a two-year renovation.


1221 Avenue of the Americas

Contract Design Network | March 19, 2017

Last updated in 1998, public spaces were renovated to include custom marble desks, white epoxy terrazzo floors, walls clad in Blue de Savoie stone, and soft, varied lighting. Photography by Kevin Chu + Jessica Paul.

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4 of Red Hook's Ball Fields Will Be Lead-Free by 2018, City Confirms

Patch | August 06, 2016

 It will take a few years yet for NYC Parks officials to make the lead-filled Red Hook softball and soccer fields safe for human use, city, and federal officials said at a community meeting Thursday — but work on the massive project is on schedule.



Dattner and WXY Create Distinctive Buildings in New York for Dump Trucks and Road Salt

dezeen | January 06, 2016

"A 1.5-acre (0.6 hectare) green roof protects the roof membrane, enhances stormwater retention and thermal performance, and softens the view from surrounding buildings," said the architects.

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