Green Schoolyard Alert! Summer Opening at PS 19M!

 

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer and Council member, Rosie Mendez.

On June 18th, the New York City Playgrounds team opened the PS 19 Community Playground, providing 60,000 East Village residents with a new place to play.

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The green infrastructure at PS 19, a turn field, tree, garden, permeable pavement, and a green-roof gazebo, will capture 800,000 gallons of stormwater per year.

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Seniors from the Sirovich Center works with students from PS 19 to plant up the garden for the Opening Celebration!

The schoolyard is directly across the street from the Sirovich Senior Center. They are already in discussion with the PS 19 Principal to plan some combined programming for the Fall.

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