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New York Restoration Project

GARDEN CAMPAIGN for the 20th Anniversary

Draft Catalog of Gardens Available for Adoption—INTERNAL USE ONLY

New York Restoration Project (NYRP) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to restoring parks, community gardens and open space in underserved communities throughout New York City. At NYRP, we are driven by the conviction that all New Yorkers deserve beautiful, high-quality public open space. www.nyrp.org


part one | GARDEN TRANSFORMATIONS Adopt an NYRP Garden and Transform NYC 2 A Selection of Adopted Gardens 3

part two | ADOPTION OPPORTUNITIES Bronx 11 Brooklyn 21 Manhattan 33 Queens 36 Staten Island 40

part three | COMPLETED GARDENS Manhattan 43 Brooklyn 45 Bronx & Queens 47

part four | PRICE LIST & MAP Price List 48 Map 49


GARDEN TRANSFORMATIONS

Garden Transformations 1


adopt an nyrp garden and transform nyc Founded by Bette Midler in 1995, NYRP is the only New York City conservancy that works citywide, bringing private resources to spaces that lack adequate municipal support. NYRP owns and manages 52 community gardens throughout the five boroughs and we work every day to promote the revitalized health of the neighborhoods these gardens serve. Thus far we have completely restored and revitalized 26 of these 52 gardens. As NYRP’s 20th Anniversary approaches, we are poised to complete the renovation of our remaining 26 gardens—but we need your support. Based on the needs of each community, garden renovations will vary in scale and cost. Some require a complete overhaul, but others are only missing a few essential elements, like a dedicated water source or composting facilities. Serving low-income communities with median family incomes around $20K-$40K, our gardens provide children and families with the rare opportunity for a safe, open space to play. Located in neighborhoods including Bushwick and East New York in Brooklyn, Jamaica and Far Rockaway in Queens, the South Bronx, and St. George in Staten Island—all officially designated by NYC as “food deserts”—our gardens can be a critical source of fresh food. NYRP’s gardeners annually produce over 10,000 lbs. of food, growing everything from radishes and cilantro to broccoli and strawberries. Once renovated, these sites will never revert to their former condition. That remains central to our mission: We are committed to long-term stewardship, to make sure these gardens are actively used resources that engage and serve the local community.

It’s a great satisfaction to know I plant the food my family and I eat.

Lucia Bravo (pictured above), local gardener at NYRP’s Rodale Pleasant Park Community Garden in East Harlem.

Open space is especially critical to the health of underserved communities and to the overall well-being of our city. Make an indelible impact on an entire community and on New York City by adopting one of our remaining 26 community gardens—a unique and limited opportunity.

To learn more, contact Geoffrey Glick at gmglick@nyrp.org or 212-333-2552.

Garden Transformations 2


103rd Street Adopted by the Walt Disney Corporation

Location: 105 East 103rd Street Neighborhood: East Harlem, Manhattan Size: 13,000 square feet

Adopted: 2011

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after

Garden Transformations 3


Cooper Street Patio Area Sponsored by Rhodebeck Charitable Trust

Location: 34 Cooper Street Neighborhood: Bushwick, Brooklyn Size: 11,600 square feet

Adopted: 2012

before

after

Garden Transformations 4


Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Adopted by the G-Unity Foundation

Location: 117-15/117-09 165th Street Neighborhood: Jamaica, Queens Size: 15,120 square feet

Adopted: 2008

before

after

Garden Transformations 5


Garden of Hope Adopted by Cullman & Kravis Design Firm

Location: 392 Hancock Street Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn Size: 2,000 square feet

Adopted: 2008

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after

Garden Transformations 6


Gil Hodges Adopted by Jo Malone London

Location: 534 Carroll Street Neighborhood: Gowanus, Brooklyn Size: 3,000 square feet

Adopted: Opening 2013

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after

Garden Transformations 7


Herb Garden Adopted by Linda Allard Gallen

Location: 176-178 East 111th Street Neighborhood: East Harlem, Manhattan Size: 3,400 square feet

Adopted: 2008

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after

Garden Transformations 8


Target Brooklyn Adopted by Target

Location: 931-933 Bedford Avenue Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn Size: 4,000 square feet

Adopted: 2007

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after

Garden Transformations 9


Toyota Children’s Learning Garden Adopted by Toyota

Location: 603 East 11th Street Neighborhood: East Village, Manhattan Size: 1,600 square feet

Adopted: 2007

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after

Garden Transformations 10


BRONX ADOPTION OPPORTUNITIES

Bronx Adoption Opportunities 11


Glover Street Location: Intersection of Castle Hill Avenue and Glover Street Neighborhood: Castle Hill; one- and two-family homes and apartment residences; largely Hispanic community 48,700 people with $44,600 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 2,184 square feet

Adoption: $140,000

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Members’ Garden Location: 724 Courtlandt Avenue Neighborhood: Melrose; primarily Hispanic residents living in public housing (highest concentration of NYCHA projects in the Bronx), and tenement apartments; 53,400 people with $24,000 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 2,500 square feet

Adoption: $170,000

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Clinton Avenue Location: NW corner of Prospect Avenue & E. 179th Street Neighborhood: East Tremont; one- and two-family homes; largely Hispanic community 60,300 people with $20,900 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 4,994 square feet

Adoption: $365,000

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Creston Jungle Location: 2242 Creston Avenue Neighborhood: Fordham; multi-family residences; high rates of asthma have been identified among residents 103,100 people with $23,400 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 3,000 square feet

Adoption: $385,000

Bronx Adoption Opportunities 15


211th Street Location: NW corner of East 211th Street and Carlisle Place Neighborhood: Williamsbridge; one-and-two family homes and multi-family residences 44,200 people with $42,700 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 3,106 square feet

Adoption: $415,000

Bronx Adoption Opportunities 16


Eastchester Road Location: 3634 Eastchester Road Neighborhood: Eastchester; single family homes; 42,900 people with $48,500 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 5,994 square feet

Adoption: $435,000

Bronx Adoption Opportunities 17


Clay Avenue Location: 1328-1332 Clay Avenue Neighborhood: Claremont; one- and two-family homes, multi-family residences, and public housing; 89,700 people with $21,900 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 4,480 square feet

Adoption: $465,000

Bronx Adoption Opportunities 18


Paradise on Earth Location: 1101-1105 East 167th Street Neighborhood: Hunts Point; primarily Hispanic residents; industrial facilities, commercial buildings, single- and multifamily residences; 60,200 people with $22,800 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 12,995 square feet

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Adoption: $900,000

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Bathgate Avenue Location: 1818-1836 Bathgate Avenue Neighborhood: East Tremont; primarily Hispanic residents; one- and two-family homes; 51,800 people with $21,500 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 16,000 square feet

Adoption: $1,000,000

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BROOKLYN ADOPTION OPPORTUNITIES

Brooklyn Adoption Opportunities 21


LDC of Broadway Location: 900 Broadway Neighborhood: Bushwick; primarily Hispanic residents; largely commercial area; 50,800 people with $30,200 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 640 square feet

Adoption: $110,000

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Hull Street Location: 145 Hull Street Neighborhood: Broadway Junction; single- and multifamily residences; 72,100 people with $34,700 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 2,500 square feet

Adoption: $130,000

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Aberdeen Street Location: Aberdeen Street Neighborhood: Cypress Hills; largely Hispanic and African-American community; single- and multi- family homes mixed with some industrial facilities; 44,800 people with $36,400 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 11,040 square feet

Adoption: $460,000

Brooklyn Adoption Opportunities 24


Hendrix Street Location: 532 Hendrix Street Neighborhood: East New York; heavily industrialized area; 52,600 people with $33,000 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 988 square feet

Adoption: $170,000

Brooklyn Adoption Opportunities 25


Madison Street Location: 947 Madison Street Neighborhood: Bushwick; primarily Hispanic residents; 72,300 people with $34,400 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 1,900 square feet

Adoption: $170,000

Brooklyn Adoption Opportunities 26


Infant Jesus Location: 36 Aberdeen Street Neighborhood: Ocean Hill; primarily Hispanic community; high rate of asthma; one- and two-family homes, interspersed with transportation and parking infrastructure; 51,300 people with $35,200 median family income within 10-minute walk. Size: 2,000 square feet

Adoption: $180,000

Brooklyn Adoption Opportunities 27


Bridge Plaza Location: Corner of Concord & Bridge Street Neighborhood: Downtown, Brooklyn Heights; residential, office, and government buildings; 31,100 people, middle income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 2,500 square feet

Adoption: $190,000

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Imani Location: 87-91 Schenectady Avenue Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant; largely Hispanic and African-American community; one- and two- family residences and apartment buildings; high rates of asthma; 52,400 people with $35,900 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 2,000 square feet

Adoption: $210,000

Brooklyn Adoption Opportunities 29


Essex Street Location: 3030 Fulton Street Neighborhood: Cypress Hills; largely Hispanic and African-American community; single- and multi- family homes and commercial properties; 37,700 people with $36,000 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 3,232 square feet

Adoption: $425,000

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Williams Avenue Location: 88 Williams Avenue Neighborhood: East New York; largely Hispanic and African-American community; heavily industrialized area; 38,400 people with $31,300 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 2,500 square feet

Adoption: $260,000

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Jane Bailey Location: 327-329 Greene Avenue Neighborhood: Fort Greene; residential and comercial properties; 54,900 people with $47,000 median family income within 10-minute walk. Size: 4,326 square feet

Adoption: $445,000

Brooklyn Adoption Opportunities 32


MANHATTAN ADOPTION OPPORTUNITIES

Manhattan Adoption Opportunities 33


El Cata単o Location: 171 East 110th Street Neighborhood: East Harlem; largely Hispanic and AfricanAmerican community; close proximity to 5 public housing properties; 93,200 people with $27,800 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 2,050 square feet

Adoption: $140,000

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La Casita Location: 223 East 119th Street Neighborhood: East Harlem; densely-populated; largely Hispanic and African-American community; in close proximity to five NYC Housing Authority properties. 66,900 people with $29,400 median family income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 2,500 square feet

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Adoption: $250,000

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QUEENS ADOPTION OPPORTUNITIES

Queens Adoption Opportunities 36


Seagirt Boulevard Location: 30-03 Seagirt Boulevard Neighborhood: Far Rockaway; primarily African-American community; one- and two- family homes and multi- family apartments; 22,900 people with $29,400 median family income within a 10-minue walk. Size: 6,000 square feet

Adoption: $395,000

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Pembroke Avenue Location: Pembroke Avenue, between Little Neck Pkway & 254th Street Neighborhood: Little Neck; single-family homes and commercial properties; 6,100 people, middle income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 4,120 square feet

Adoption: $445,000

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Linden Boulevard Location: East 178th Street & Linden Boulevard Neighborhood: South Jamaica; primarily African-American; one- and two- family homes; 13,800 people, middle income within a 10-minute walk. Size: 14,000 square feet

Adoption: $900,000

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STATEN ISLAND ADOPTION OPPORTUNITIES

Staten Island Adoption Opportunities 40


Westervelt Avenue Location: 143 Westervelt Avenue Neighborhood: Snug Harbor; ethnically diverse neighborhood of single-family homes; 16,200 people with $39,600 median family income within 10-minue walk. Size: 3,432 square feet

Adoption: $315,000

Staten Island Adoption Opportunity 41


COMPLETED GARDENS

Completed Gardens 42


Completed Gardens

Manhattan

Los Amigos, 2010

The Home Depot, 2008

Family Garden, 2003

Toyota, 2007

Rodale Pleasant Park, 2006

Riley-Levin Children’s Garden,1999

326 Pleasant Avenue

431 East 114th Street

East 114th Street

421 East 117th Street

603 East 11th Street

Harlem River Drive and Dyckman Street

Completed Gardens 43


Completed Gardens

Manhattan

103rd Street, 2011

Herb Garden, 2006

Dorothy Strelsin Memorial, 2009

Target East Harlem, 2009

Friendship Garden, 2007

Maggie’s Garden, 2003

105 East 103rd Street

Suffolk Street

499 West 150th Street

176-178 East 111th Street

415-417 East 117th Street

564 West 149th Street

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Completed Gardens

Brooklyn

Bedford-Stuyvesant, 2006

Cooper Street, 2012

Decatur Street, 2010

Garden of Hope, 2008

94A/95 Malcom X Boulevard

1052 Decatur Street

34 Cooper Street

392 Hancock Street

Completed Gardens 45


Completed Gardens

Brooklyn

Target Brooklyn, 2007 931-933 Bedford Avenue

McLeod’s, 2007 130 Liberty Avenue

The Heckscher Children’s Foundation, 2007 134-136 Scholes Street

Completed Gardens 46


Completed Gardens

Bronx & Queens

Bette’s Rose Garden, 2005

Target Bronx, 2009

Mildred T. Rhodebeck, 2007

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, 2008

Teller Avenue, near 164th & 165th Streets, Bronx

927 Faile Street, Bronx

1024 Woodycrest, Bronx

117-15/117-09 165th Street,Queens

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adoption price list RAISED BED LEVEL ADOPTIONS

RAISE

LDC of Broadway - Brooklyn (Bushwick)...................................... $110,000 Hull Street - Brooklyn (Broadway Junction)................................... $130,000 Glover Street - Bronx (Castle Hill)................................................. $140,000 El Cataño - Manhattan (East Harlem)............................................ $140,000 Members’ Garden - Bronx (Mott Haven)....................................... $170,000 Hendrix Street - Brooklyn (East New York)................................... $170,000 Madison Street - Brooklyn (Bushwick).......................................... $170,000 Infant Jesus - Brooklyn (Ocean Hill)............................................. $180,000 Bridge Plaza - Brooklyn (Downtown Brooklyn)............................. $190,000 Imani - Brooklyn (Bedford-Stuyvesant)......................................... $210,000 La Casita - Manhattan (East Harlem)............................................ $250,000 Williams Avenue - Brooklyn (East New York).............................. $260,000

GARDEN LEVEL ADOPTIONS

GARD

Eastchester Road - Bronx (Eastchester)...................................... $315,000 Westervelt Avenue - Staten Island (Snug Harbor)........................ $315,000 Clinton Avenue - Bronx (East Tremont)........................................ $365,000 Creston Jungle - Bronx (Fordham)............................................... $385,000 Seagirt Boulevard - Queens (Far Rockaway)............................... $395,000 211th Street - Bronx (Williamsbridge)............................................ $415,000 Essex Street - Brooklyn (Cypress Hills)........................................ $425,000 Jane Bailey Memorial - Brooklyn (Fort Greene)........................... $445,000 Pembroke Avenue - Queens (Little Neck).................................... $445,000 Aberdeen Street - Brooklyn (Cypress Hills).................................. $460,000 Clay Avenue - Bronx (Morrisania)................................................. $465,000

PARK LEVEL ADOPTIONS

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Paradise on Earth - Bronx (Hunts Point)...................................... $900,000 Linden Boulevard - Queens (South Jamaica).............................. $900,000 Bathgate Avenue - Bronx (East Tremont).................................. $1,000,000

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To learn more about adopting a community garden through NYRP contact:

Geoffrey M. Glick Senior Vice President, External Affairs 212.333.2552 | gmglick@nyrp.org

NYRP Garden Catalog 2013 DRAFT