New York City Department of Parks and Recreations stewards more than 30,000 acres of land across all five boroughs. The Department’s vision is to strive to create and sustain thriving parks and public spaces for New Yorkers. Its mission is to plan resilient and sustainable parks, public spaces, and recreational amenities, build a park system for present and future generations, and to care for parks and public spaces.
The Trust for Governors Island
The Trust’s mission is to transform Governors Island into a vibrant resource for New York City, making the Island a destination with extraordinary public open space, as well as educational, not-for-profit, and commercial facilities. With the mandate to activate Governors Island, maximize public use and attract long term tenants, the Trust has led with arts, culture, and design.
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