Riverside Park Conservancy News

172nd Street Bathrooms Opened After 4 Years

In the fall of 2018, the 172nd Street public restroom facilities were re-opened for the first time in 4 years. The restoration is the result of extensive repairs performed by the NYC Parks Department, and will add to the accessibility…Read More

West Side Spirit: Planting season in Riverside Park

The Conservancy was featured in the West Side Spirit, as volunteers planted over 18,000 bulbs and hundreds of shrubs throughout the Park in just two weeks’ time this past October. http://www.westsidespirit.com/local-news/20181108/planting-season-in-riverside-park

We Fixed It: 97th Street Step Ramp

As you may have noticed, Riverside Park’s step ramp at 97th Street was badly damaged in a flash flood caused by heavy rainfall this past summer.Rather than wait for this to get repaired – sometime, someday – the Conservancy stepped up to fix it using the funds we have raised from neighbors over the past year.Working side-by-side with the NYC Parks Department, we were able to restore full access, replacing the bluestone pavers and putting them on a new concrete foundation.Read More

97th Street step ramp after repairs

RPC Appoints Dan Garodnick as CEO & President

RIVERSIDE PARK CONSERVANCY APPOINTS DAN GARODNICK AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND PRESIDENT Longtime public servant will lead Conservancy effort to expand its work caring for 400 acres of waterfront parkland from 59th to 181st Streets. The Board of Trustees of…Read More

Announcing spring event honoree, David Goldstick

David Goldstick, known to many in the New York City real estate world as the conversion king, made his mark as a key player in the co-op movement of the 1970’s and 80’s. As an attorney, David served in more than 800 co-op and condo conversions, giving many New Yorkers the chance to become homeowners and claim a piece of the rock. In his pro bono practice, David was an advocate for tenants’ rights and civil liberties, and as a young man traveled to Mississippi in 1963 to try civil rights cases during the voter registration drive.Read More

David Goldstick
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