Davidson Playground to get renovations
Community Board 5 says they are ‘100 percent’ behind the project
Community Board 5 agreed
Wednesday night to send a letter of
support to the Parks Department for
its planned renovations to Davidson
CB5 Chairman Dr. Bola Omotosho
said the board is behind this project
“My suggestion is we support this
This project will construct Davidson
Park with a total budget of $11.23
million from Mayor Bill de Blasio. It is
currently in the design phase, which
is expected to be completed in the fall.
The upgraded site will have three
main use areas: swings, play equipment
and spray showers. The play
equipment will be a sequence of game
and fi tness elements connected by universally
accessible ramps and will be
surrounded with benches. The spray
shower area will contain spray features
of different intensity and height
for various comfort and ability levels.
Site utilities, including water supply,
storm sewer and security lighting
will also be fully upgraded. The new
Davidson Park will be constructed
with an emphasis on children’s play.
A rendering of what Davidson Playground will look like when renovations are done. Courtesy of NYC Parks
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