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There’s Still Time to Vote For Seward Park in “Parks Without Borders” Competition | The Lo-Down : News from the Lower East Side
Seward Park border along Essex Street. File photo. As the temperature dips below freezing this week, recreating in Seward Park might not be the first thing on your mind. But it is, in fact, a very good time to stay focused on improvements in the historic community space. This is because the city will be making some important funding decisions in the weeks ahead that could transform Seward Park. As we reported last month, the Parks Department has launched "Parks Without Borders," a $50 million initiative aimed at improving "entrances, edges, and park-adjacent spaces" in eight public green spaces throughout the five boroughs. The funding decisions will be made. in part, based on feedback received from the public. You can weigh in until Feb. 28 via this link. Last month, Community Board 3 approved a resolution in support of Seward Park. It noted that the park is the only one in Community District 3 eligible based on very specific criteria. The resolution also pointed out that NYC Parks