The city has allocated $5,200,0000 to upgrade nine Brooklyn parks and public spaces in 2015, a 10 percent increase over this year’s budget, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams announced yesterday. Some of the improvements, reported by The New York Daily News, include:
*A turf soccer field and other upgrades totaling more than $1,000,000 for Bushwick’s Heckscher Playground.
*Replacing the cracked bluestone in front of Borough Hall at the cost of $1,000,000.
*Upgrades to the eastern edge of Prospect Park.
*Better bus access to Brooklyn Bridge Park.
*Playground enhancements at Greenpoint’s McGolrick Park.
$5.2 Million Planned for Brooklyn Parks [NY Daily News]