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Fresh Kills Park Project
Introduction | Project History | About the Site | Draft Master Plan
Project Phasing | FAQs | Get Involved!

Landfills Transformed
Although there are limitations that come with the changed use of a landfill, cities all over the world have successfully converted landfills to parks featuring a range of activities, including nature reserves, sports fields, golf courses, ski slopes, sculpture gardens and more. The nature of the landfill waste and applicable closure regulations on sites included here as examples are not all identical to those at Fresh Kills, but these projects provide relevant comparisons and visions for the future.

Norman J. Levy Park, Merrick NY
Nanji Island Park, Seoul Korea
Danehy Park, Cambridge Massachusetts

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