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Exciting News!

Our Advocacy Has Been Successful Again

We are thrilled that the Parks Dept. has listened to our desire that an RFP (Request for Proposals) be reissued for a cafe at the overlook at 112th and Manhattan Ave. We think this is a great opportunity for the right concessionaire and hope the RFP will generate lots of interest from the Harlem business community. The RFP is available for download through February 22, 2019, on Parks' website. You may also download the RFP from our server.

We are providing this download to facilitate dissemination of the document only.

All questions related to the RFP should be directed to the Park project manager listed on page 2 of the document. If you are going to submit a bid you should also register with Parks to be kept up-to-date on any changes or announcements related to the project by visiting and clicking on the "Concessions Opportunities at Parks” link.

Thanks For Your Support!

Our Fundraiser Was A Huge Success

We had a wonderful event at the Columbia University Faculty House overlooking the park. Thank you to all who came out and who sent in their support even if they couldn't attend. Here are some pictures.

Park History

The City received jurisdiction over the 30-acres property in 1870 and began constructing the park in 1883. The original plans for the park were drawn up by renowned park designers Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.