In the spring of 2020, the Parks and Open Space Partners group formed to collaborate on advocacy and share insights on the pandemic’s impact on fundraising, volunteer work, and public programming. 24 parks and open space nonprofits conducted a study…Read More
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The 83rd Street Tunnel project brought new paving, additional pedestrian and bicycle signage, new fencing, fresh tunnel painting, and new trees – all thanks to one private donor. More plantings to come in spring 2020. https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/news/2019/12/13/riverside-park-improvement-unveiled-
The Mayor and the NYC Parks Commissioner have allocated $11.5 million toward studying and fixing Riverside Park’s drainage infrastructure, with particular focus on the most severely impacted area between 108th and 116th Streets. In summer 2019, The New York Times wrote…Read More
The public has been “voting the GOAT” on the Conservancy’s website since the herd’s arrival back in May 2019, and the election is tight. The top 5 vote-getters will be welcomed by fans, elected officials, and paparazzi for a prestigious…Read More
Statement on the passing of Robert M. Morgenthau July 22, 2019 The Board of Trustees and Staff of Riverside Park Conservancy honor the life of Robert M. Morgenthau, Manhattan’s longest-serving district attorney and long-time friend of Riverside Park. We honor…Read More
2019 Participatory Budget Voting Week is March 30 – April 7! City Council Members are asking their constituents to decide how discretionary funds will be allocated. Participating districts have $1 million available for local projects, to be selected by the…Read More