Although the Supreme Court of New York City in late September ruled in favor of the City in a suit filed by the Cannon Point Preservation Corporation, the attorneys for CPPC have not given up and have offered to appeal pro bono.
Conservancy liaison representative Patricia Veneziano reports that in a new city-wide initiative the Police Department has assigned two Neighborhood Coordination Officers (NCOs) to an area that includes the Sutton community and our parks.
If all goes as planned, the park will open in June and the Conservancy will join with the Parks Dept., Councilman Ben Kallos, and other elected officials for a festive grand opening of the expanded park sometime in July.
Art work for the planned East Midtown Greenway between 53rd and 61st Streets in the East River was described by project artist Stacy Levy at the Land Use and Waterfront Committee meeting of Community Board 6 on January 28, 2019. The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) also presented a moderately revised plan for the pedestrian access bridge to be constructed at Clara Coffey Park at 54th Street and Sutton Place South.