In the face of $84M of budget cuts from the NYC Parks Department this year, decreased staff capacity, and record-high usage of parks across the City, trash has been piling up. That’s why Riverside Park Conservancy stepped up and retained…Read More
The Conservancy cares for 6 miles of Hudson River waterfront, from 59th Street up to 181st Street in Fort Washington Park. Read Thrillist‘s full list of must-see waterfronts here.
This summer Riverside Park’s Skate Park opened, with features that accommodate skaters of all levels. The park includes brand-new street style skating area, benches, and eventually will also include an 11′ deep bowl. Read the West Side Rag highlight here.…Read More
Riverside Park north of 120th Street has seen years of neglect and disinvestment, which has led to great disparities in amenities, cleanliness, and overall conditions between the Park’s northern and southern tiers. The Conservancy is determined to address that –…Read More
I Love the Upper West Side: Riverside Park Conservancy Cancels Annual Gala to Take a Stand for Park Equity
In 2009 the Conservancy launched the North Park Initiative to address long-standing disparities between the Park’s northern and southern tiers, and this year the Conservancy cancelled its annual gala to focus fundraising efforts on this ongoing initiative. Click here to…Read More
The messages of support drawn in chalk throughout the park come as protests continue throughout the Upper West Side against police brutality and in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
As social distancing measures have prevented gatherings, Riverside Park’s annual Summer on the Hudson free public programming series has pivoted to an entirely virtual season of free online events. Click here to learn more.