City Invests $150 Million to Upgrade Five Underserved Parks


By Jeff Mays

And residents who live around parks such as St. Mary's don't have the resources to fund the conservatories that have led to the revitalization of green spaces such as Madison Square Park and Battery Park, said Councilman Mark Levine, chair of the parks committee.

"For decades, these five parks really haven't been living up to their full potential because of deferred investments. You see it in ball fields that need to be fixed up or rec centers that need renovations or lighting that doesn't work and has been removed, and we're going to be able to fix that," said Levine.

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