PS 107X Community Playground
Client: Trust for Public Land
NYC School Construction Authority
Environmental Engineer: eDesign Dynamics - Montalto & Rothstein Engineering, DPC
Surveyor: Leonard J. Strandberg and Associates, Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors, P.C.
Contractor: MSM Empire Construction Corp.
The new community playground includes an outdoor classroom, raised garden beds, basketball courts, a turf field, running track, permeable pavers, play equipment, color seal art, recycling center, and green roof gazebo. Green infrastructure elements incorporated in the playground’s construction will capture approximately 2.5 million gallons of stormwater each year, helping to improve the health of the Bronx River and reduce the risk of flooding for residents and businesses in the area.
This project was featured in the NYTimes:
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