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Edgewood Coalition Community Garden

Information about this lot

Known Use: community garden
Address: 480 BEACH 43 STREET, Queens, 11691
Area: 0.18 acres (8000 square feet)
Block and Lot: Queens, block 15960, lot 43
More information about this lot at OASIS

Political Boundaries

City Council District 31 represented by Donovan J. Richards
Community District Queens 14 ( / 718-471-7300 ), district manager: Jonathan L. Gaska
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.
  • Neighbors got access to it with the help of 596 Acres.
  • 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 /

Urban Renewal

This lot is part of the Edgemere urban renewal plan. It was planned as open space.


This land is being stewarded by the following group:

Edgewood Coalition Community Garden

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Aug. 13, 2018, 6:30 p.m. said

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Aug. 13, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
paula at 596 said

Organizing history is here:

The garden group aspires to expand to the neighboring lots as well.