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Libertad Urban Farm

Information about this lot

Known Use: community garden
Address: 972 SIMPSON STREET, Bronx, 10459
Area: 0.10 acres (4300 square feet)
Block and Lot: Bronx, block 2724, lot 115
More information about this lot at OASIS

Political Boundaries

City Council District 17 represented by Rafael Salamanca
Community District Bronx 2 ( / 718-328-9125 / 718-328-9126 ), district manager: Ralph Acevedo
Find all elected officials for this lot at Who Represents Me? NYC

Why is this lot here?

We posted this lot because:

  • The lot is being used as a community garden.
  • In MapPLUTO the city lists this lot's landuse as vacant.
  • In MapPLUTO the city lists this lot's building class as vacant.

Government Agency

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (public)
Contact: GreenThumb Deputy Director Carlos Martinez ((212) 602-5329 /

News feed

Dec. 29, 2015, 10:39 p.m.
paula at 596 acres said

Thanks to amazing organizing by gardeners and supporters, this community space was taken off the list of potential development sites and TRANSFERRED TO THE PARKS DEPARTMENT TODAY!

Oct. 21, 2015, 2:57 p.m.
paula at 596 acres said

This is the Libertad Urban Farm, a worker-owned cooperative.

July 30, 2013, 9:12 p.m.
someone posted
July 30, 2013, 9:11 p.m.
Paula at 596 Acres said

We put a sign on this lot on Saturday!