Idlewild Park

Idlewild Park set to get nature center
Idlewild Park set to get nature center
News Maggie Hayes 11/12/2013 at 9:27AM

More room for learning is coming to Idlewild Park. Borough President Helen Marshall allocated $4.9 million for the building of a new nature center in the park, which was recently given the green light by the city for construction. “The Idlewild Nature Center will be an extraordinary educational resource for children and anyone else who [...]

Idlewild Park set to get $3.5M education center
News Maggie Hayes 10/01/2012 at 2:24PM

Idlewild Park is set to get revamped, adding a new, state-of-the-art 5,000-square-foot nature and education center. The potential construction area in Idlewild is an “incredible resource,” according to Blake Middleton of the award-winning Handel Architects LLP. Middleton is the head designer for the new, $3.5 million facility, working with both the Eastern Queens Alliance (EQA) [...]