Riverside Park Conservancy News

Private donor supports project at 83rd Street tunnel

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-

Statement on the passing of Robert M. Morgenthau

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

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

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