Luther Gulick Playground

An Open Letter to Scott Stringer: Save East River Park

Last modified July 26, 2021 at 7:59 am

The following open letter was penned by Lower East Sider Kim Sillen. Dear Comptroller Stringer, Ten years ago, you were a terrific advocate for the Grand Street neighborhood on the Lower East Side, when you helped Friends of Gulick Park secure funding for the renovation of this small park that lies at the intersection of […]

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Police Seek Suspect Who Stabbed Basketball Player in Luther Gulick Playground

Posted July 14, 2021 at 5:02 am

Luther Gulick Playground reopened to the public last fall after much fanfare, having undergone a $10 million restoration. But the criminal element is still part of the equation. Indeed, a man playing basketball Sunday evening was stabbed, cops said. The victim was reportedly shooting hoops at 8:10pm when an unidentified man approached, accusing him of […]

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Luther Gulick Playground Rehabilitation Officially Breaks Ground

Posted March 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

For Luther Gulick Playground, the unimaginable is now happening. Rehabilitation is nigh. What was to begin last fall, officially kickstarted yesterday with the obligatory groundbreaking ceremony. The usual train of Parks Department officials and politicians were in attendance – Margaret Chin, Rosie Mendez, and representatives from the offices of Nydia Velazquez, Scott Stringer, and Brian […]

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Luther Gulick Playground is at Least Another 2 Years from Rehabilitation

Posted August 23, 2018 at 5:02 am

Anyone waiting for a speedy reconstruction of Luther Gulick Playground on Delancey Street will need to wait longer. Much longer. While the larger project languishes – the undertaking is a decade in the offing – one component of the multimillion-dollar makeover is currently underway. The brand new comfort station (aka public toilets). Groundbreak was more […]