Harlem’s MLK Park reconstruction begins

10/27/2016, 10:46 a.m.
Picking up shovels, elected officials, activists, residents and those from Quennell Rothschild & Partners, the landscape architects for the project, ...
Park Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, Inez Dickens, Keith Wright, Karen Horry, Geoff Eaton and community members. Contributed

Picking up shovels, elected officials, activists, residents and those from Quennell Rothschild & Partners, the landscape architects for the project, lauded the Harlem groundbreaking of Martin Luther King Park on Malcolm X Boulevard between 113th and 114th streets.

Rendering of Martin Luther King Park on Malcolm X Blvd. between W. 113th and W. 114th Sts. in Harlem

Quennell Rothschild & Partners

Rendering of Martin Luther King Park on Malcolm X Blvd. between W. 113th and W. 114th Sts. in Harlem

At the ceremony, Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver announced that the park will be benefiting from a $5 million reconstruction. The project is part of the Community Parks Initiative.