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Get directions, reviews and information for Concrete Plant park in Bronx, NY. Concrete Plant park Bruckner Blvd & Bronx River Ave Bronx NY 10472. 5 Reviews. Website. Menu & Reservations Make Reservations . Order Online Tickets Tickets See Availability Directions

Concrete Plant Park | Open Green Map

Concrete Plant Park. Soundview Bronx - Bikesplorations updated 10/2012 by Velo_City_NYC. Every site using the same primary Icon on Open Green Map is automatically linked here. You can compare different approaches and solutions on this map and others around the world. Other Sites on Map. Hunts Point Riverside Park. Bronx. Related Sites

Foodway at Concrete Plant Park - Home | Facebook

Foodway at Concrete Plant Park, The Bronx. 141 likes · 39 were here. The Foodway pilot project is an intersection that connects an ecosystem of productive, edible landscapes with cultural and

Bronx Community Events & Resources

Oct 09, 2021 · FIRST SATURDAYS VOLUNTEER DAY • BRONX RIVER PARK ALLIANCE . Saturday, October 2 • 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Concrete Plant Park • 1370 Westchester Ave . Lend a hand and connect with community and friends during our upcoming First Saturdays at the Foodway programming! Support morning stewardship (10-12 AM) and enjoy an afternoon of

The Origins of Concrete Plant Park: A story of hope

Jul 24, 2020 · The story of the Bronx River is one of a community effort to revitalize mass urban decay and reclaim the river and its waterfront. Concrete Plant Park, located in Longwood between Westchester Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard, is a primary example of this tale. Concrete Plant Park was (as the name indicates) originally just a concrete plant. For this, silos, hoppers, and conveyors were built.

Concrete Plant Park PlaNYC Project : NYC Parks

Concrete Plant Park. A capstone project for the development of the Bronx River Greenway, Concrete Plant Park once housed a concrete batch mix plant located on the western bank of the industrial southern section of the Bronx River. In close partnership with community organizations and public agencies, the Parks Department and the Bronx River Alliance began the revitalization of this formerly …

Bronx Community Events & Resources

Oct 09, 2021 · FIRST SATURDAYS VOLUNTEER DAY • BRONX RIVER PARK ALLIANCE . Saturday, October 2 • 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Concrete Plant Park • 1370 Westchester Ave . Lend a hand and connect with community and friends during our upcoming First Saturdays at the Foodway programming! Support morning stewardship (10-12 AM) and enjoy an afternoon of

Walking NYC, Concrete Plant Park in The Bronx, Longwood

May 16, 2021 · Filmed on 5/16/21Excerpt from the New York City Parks Department:"Concrete Plant Park, a segment of the Bronx River Greenway, is seven (7) acres in size. The

Concrete Plant Park | The Bronx Daily | Bronx.com

Oct 13, 2009 · Now residents of the Bronx have access to a beautiful park featuring remnants of the concrete plant towers preserved as sculptural elements, a boat launch, bench area, restored salt marsh, entrance plazas at Bruckner Boulevard and Westchester Avenue, and the first new segment of the Bronx River Greenway. Location.

Concrete Park Finally Open | Bronx News Networkbronx

Concrete Park Finally Open After 10 years of community organizing and struggle by Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, The Point, Rocking the Boat, Bronx River Alliance and Bronx community residents, Concrete Plant Park has opened on the banks of the Bronx River where a cement factory used to stand.

Health Department in Collaboration With Local Community

December 30, 2020 — The Health Department today, in partnership with the Department of Transportation's Art Program (DOT Art), announced the installation of Concrete Connection, a mural along Westchester Avenue leading to the entrance to Concrete Plant Park in the South Bronx. The mural, created in collaboration with design firm Interboro Partners, the Bronx River Alliance, the local

Concrete Plant Park News - Concrete Plant Park Opening

The site of Concrete Plant Park served as a concrete mixing plant which operated from the late 1940s through 1987. After the community, led by Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice, advocated in 1999 to secure the site as parkland and develop it as part of the Bronx River Greenway, the …

Concrete Plant Park – Bronx, New York - Atlas Obscura

Sep 30, 2021 · There are marked entrances to Concrete Plant Park from both Westchester Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard. The Whitlock Avenue station on the 6 subway line is located just south of Westchester Avenue.

Concrete Plant Park opens in the Bronx - Freshkills Park

Nov 10, 2009 · Concrete Plant Park opens in the Bronx. 11.10.09. Recently opened Concrete Plant Park, in the Bronx, sits on the seven-acre site of a concrete plant that operated from the late 1940s through 1987. The park has retained some of its industrial past in the form of newly-painted silos, hoppers and conveyors, structures that once served as mixing facilities and now distinguish the park as sculptural …

Concrete Plant Park | Open Green Map

Concrete Plant Park is a seven acre park rebuilt from an abandoned concrete mixing plant along the Bronx River. The park now features a reading circle, pedestrian walkways, and bicycle paths.

Defaced mural at Concrete Plant Park restored

Jun 05, 2021 · Concrete Connection Mural is a work of art installed outside of Concrete Plant Park in a collaboration between the Department of Health, Department of Transportation and several community

Concrete Plant Park – Bronx River Alliance

For many years, industry and highways have limited public access to southern stretches of the Bronx River. A unique partnership between local community organizations and NYC Parks led to the transformation of an abandoned concrete plant into this waterfront park and link in the Bronx River Greenway. Today, Concrete Plant Park is a popular location for fishing and for launching canoe trips in the river's estuary. Join us on an Estuary …

Community mourns suspicious death of Soundview - Bronx Ink

Nov 10, 2011 · Concrete Plant Park opened on an old industrial site in 2009, after a 10-year funding battle to restore the land and return it to the community by faith-based community group Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice. "That park was developed as a safe space for young people," said Julian Terrell from Youth Ministries.

City intervention could clear the path for a new bridge in

Apr 11, 2013 · Originally, the park was supposed to include another 11 acres to the south, where a bridge would cross the Bronx River at 172nd St. and connect Starlight Park to Concrete Plant Park.

Concrete Plant Park : NYC Parks

Site of a concrete plant from the late 1940s through 1987, the land that is now Concrete Plant Park was acquired by Parks in 2000. In close partnership with community organizations and public agencies, the Parks Department and the Bronx River Alliance began the revitalization of this formerly abandoned site through re-establishing salt marshes on the riverbank once strewn with trash and tires, as well as …