Seward Park Athletic Grounds
Posted April 14, 2022 at 5:02 am
Some six months after digging destroyed the Seward Park field, its rebirth is nigh. Visible through the mesh-covered fencework is progress – partial pavement of the space, new outdoor fitness equipment, and a freshly painted handball slab (royal blue). According to the 2019 scoping report from the NYC School Construction Authority, the Grain Collective landscape […]
Posted November 18, 2021 at 5:00 am
Just call it the backhoe blues. The heavy machinery arrived this week inside the Seward Park athletic courts on Essex Street. And the big dig is already underway along the perimeter of the play space. Rehab began late last month. We confirmed at the time with Seward Park Campus (formerly, Seward Park High School) – stewards […]
Last modified November 1, 2021 at 1:27 pm
Those looking to take advantage of the public Seward Park school courts will likely need to wait until next spring. Last week, several readers pointed out the dismantling of basketball hoops inside the multipurpose sports field. We confirmed with Seward Park Campus (formerly, Seward Park High School) – stewards of the sports grounds – that […]
Posted July 30, 2012 at 6:47 am
Score one for grassroots Lower East Side activists, as the Seward Park athletic grounds finally reopens to the public today.
Posted July 23, 2012 at 11:28 am
The Department of Education-mandated closure of Seward Park athletic grounds to the public at large had no effect on an annual tournament tradition.
Posted July 17, 2012 at 6:40 am
Anyone who’s tried to take advantage of the expansive Seward Park athletic grounds in recent months has likely experienced the lockout.