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The Reconstruction of

Bull Moose Dog Run


at West 81st Street and Central Park West
in Theodore Roosevelt Park, Borough of Manhattan

Manhattan Community Board 7


Parks and Environment Committee
October 16, 2017
Whitney Talcott, RLA
Cecilia Cho, ALA
Goals
Reconstruct dog run to solve existing deteriorated condition.
Provide ADA accessible seating areas.
Solve drainage problem.
Reconfigure the small dog area.
Protect existing mature trees.

Total Budget: $440,000


City Council District 6 (Helen Rosenthal and Gale Brewer) - $350,000
Borough President Gale Brewer - $90,000

Project Size: 0.29 ac

Bull Moose Dog Run | Project Goals


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HUDSON RIVER
Manhattan

Bull Moose Dog Run

City 1000 FT

Theodore
Roosevelt Park

Neighborhood 250 FT Site 50 FT N

Bull Moose Dog Run | Project Location


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Flood Hazard Zones
2015 Preliminary 100-year Floodplain
1% Annual Chance Floodplain (100
Year Floodplain) The area that has a 1%
chance of flooding in any given year.

2050s Projected 100-year Floodplain


The potential areas that could be
impacted by the 100-Year flood in the
2050s based on projections of the
high-estimate 90th percentile sea level
rise scenario (NYC Panel on Climate
Change (NPCC) 2015 data).
Bull Moose Dog Run

Bull Moose Dog Run | Flood Risk 0 500 1000

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Land Use Categories
1 And 2 Family Residential
Multi-Family Residential
Mixed Use
Open Space And Outdoor Recreation
Commercial
Institutional
Bull Moose Dog Run Industrial
Parking
Transportation / Utilities
Vacant Lots

Bull Moose Dog Run | Surrounding Land Use 0 500 1000

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Upper Westside
Historic District
Landmarks has jurisdiction.

10 min (1/2 mile)


walk radius

Central Park
5 min (1/4 mile)
Tecumseh Playground walk radius
Basketball Diana Ross Playground
Playgrounds Playground
Restrooms Spray shower

American Museum of Dog-friendly areas


Natural History

The Anderson School


Delacorte Theater
PS 334
Track
Soccer Field
Baseball Field Dog-friendly areas
Playground

Bull Moose Dog Run | Neighborhood Context


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Proposed Gilder Center
Building Site

Proposed Gilder Center


Park Improvements
Project Limit

Bull Moose Dog Run


Project Limit

Bull Moose Dog Run | Context to Proposed Gilder Center


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Project Limit

Single Gate for Pedestrians

Double Gate for Maintenance

Drinking Fountain

Parks Security Lighting

Bench

Building

Large Asphalt Pavement


Dog Run
Small
Synthetic Turf Test Installation
Dog Run
Plant Bed

Tree Canopy

Drainage Problem

American Museum of Natural History


Existing Grading

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4 CHAIN LINK FENCE

DOUBLE GATE FOR


MAINTENANCE

SINGLE GATE FOR


PEDESTRIANS

3 RANGE FENCE

Bull Moose Dog Run | Existing Fencing Diagram 0 10 20

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Canopy

Structural Root Zone

Critical Root Zone

Bull Moose Dog Run | Tree Inventory 0 10 20

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1 - View from Dog Run Facing West 2 - View from Dog Run Facing East

N
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Bull Moose Dog Run | Existing Condition Photos 2

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1 - View Northwest from Building

2 - View Northeast from Building


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Bull Moose Dog Run | Existing Condition Photos


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Ponding After Rain Drinking Fountain with no Dog Bowl Loss of Material and Uneven Surface

Bull Moose Dog Run | Existing Condition Photos


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Concrete Drinking Rain Concrete
Pavement Fountain Garden Pavement

Small
Existing Double Gate
Dog Run

Steel Mesh
Tree Guards

Large
New Double Gate
Dog Run

Benches (typical)

Storage Box
and QCVB

Bull Moose Dog Run | Schematic Design 0 10 20

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Existing Grading

Underground Pipes

Manhole of Record

Existing Catch Basin

Flat Drain Pipe

Rain Garden

New Manhole

Bull Moose Dog Run | Drainage Plan 0 10 20

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Existing Parks
Security Lighting

Electric Pullbox

Electric Manhole (Museum)

Water Line

Drinking Fountain

QCVB (Quick Coupler


Vacuum Breaker)

Storage Box

Trash Receptable

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EX. 4 CHAIN LINK FENCE

EX. 3 RANGE FENCE

EX. DOUBLE GATE

NEW 4 CHAIN LINK FENCE

NEW DOUBLE GATE

SINGLE GATE

3 STEEL MESH
TREE GUARD

Bull Moose Dog Run | Fencing Diagram 0 10 20

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Type E Hi-Lo Drinking Fountain
with Dog Bowl Trash Receptacles Brownstone Screenings 4 Chain Link Fence

Dog Bag Dispenser Type A Bench, Slats will be made of Kebony Wood Storage Box Steel Mesh Tree Guard

Bull Moose Dog Run | Proposed Materials Palette


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Clethra alnifolia Rhododendron viscosum Osmundastrum cinnamomeum Panicum virgatum
Summersweet Swamp Azalea Cinnamon Fern Switchgrass

Bull Moose Dog Run | Plants Palette


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Concrete Drinking Rain Concrete
Pavement Fountain Garden Pavement

Small
Existing Double Gate
Dog Run

Steel Mesh
Tree Guards

Large
New Double Gate
Dog Run

Benches (typical)

Storage Box
and QCVB

Bull Moose Dog Run | Schematic Design 0 10 20

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