Borough President Adams Announces $5.2 Million to Improve Brooklyn Parks


    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]

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