Ground Broken For Renovation Of Martin Luther King Park, Harlem

Martin Luther King ParkMartin Luther King Park. Rendering by Quennell Rothschild & Partners.

A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for the $3 million renovation of Martin Luther King Park, located along Malcolm X Boulevard between West 113th and 114th streets in the southern end of Harlem. The park will get entirely new basketball courts, playgrounds, a water play area, and a turf area. Other upgrades include an outdoor fitness center, as well as new vegetation and a comfort station. Quennell Rothschild & Partners is the landscape architect. The project is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Community Park Initiative, where a total of 56 existing parks around the city will see renovations.

Martin Luther King Park

Groundbreaking ceremony at Martin Luther King Park. From left to right: Ruby Kitchen, President of MLK Tenants’ Association; Geoffrey Eaton (Rep. Charles Rangel’s office); State Senator Bill Perkins; Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver; State Assembly Member Keith Wright, and Karen Horry, Community Board 10’s Parks Committee Chair. Credit: Quennell Rothschild & Partners.

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3 Comments on "Ground Broken For Renovation Of Martin Luther King Park, Harlem"

  1. Wow..garden on the ground around the area, nice landscape and without an anxious from green. (in rendering)

  2. ZEPHANIAH S GRUNSCHLAG | January 19, 2017 at 5:22 am |

    It’s a playground, not a park.
    Just another example of DeBlasio’s grandiose and meaningless pronouncements.

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