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North Park will be a 21-acre swath of land connecting visitors to spectacular views of Main Creek and the adjacent William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge via divided walking and high speed paths. Park visitors will stroll along seven acres of native seed plots operated by the Department of Parks & Recreation’s Greenbelt Native Plant Center. Construction is underway, and the project will open to the public in 2020. For more information, visit www.freshkillspark.org, join the Freshkills Park mailing list, and watch project progress on the NYC Parks Capital Project Tracker.
Architect: NYC Department of Parks & Recreation; James Corner Field OperationsTour Guide: Megan Moriarty, Freshkills Park Organized by: Center for Architecture Price: $10 A program of Archtober 2017, NYC's Architecture and Design Month