Information about this lot
Why is this lot here?
We think this lot is vacant because:
- The lot was added manually by site admins.
You can use this form to suggest uses that the community actually wants to see as concessions in this building:
NYC Parks will consider your fantastic ideas and you should also share them as notes below and become an Organizer so you can connect with others to make the futures we imagine real!
Community Board 3's 2017 District Needs statement (http://www.nyc.gov/html/mancb3/downloads/cb3docs/fy_2017_needs_statement.pdf) included this, on page 11:
Some Parks Department buildings in our community are used as store houses for citywide Parks operations. CB 3 already has so few community facilities, our local park houses should not bear this unfair burden for other neighborhoods.
The Seward Park building, as detailed in the Hester Street Collaborative report, should be utilized for community programs since it provides an all-weather round program space.
The roof is currently being renovated. Here is the tracker for that: https://www.nycgovparks.org/planning-and-building/capital-project-tracker/project/6260
The roof should be done soon but this building has not been open to the public in years and it is not clear that there is any plan to re-open it once the roof work is completed.