[Photo by Greg Masters]
This past spring, workers started prepping the empty field adjacent to East Side Community School on East 12th Street between Avenue A and First Avenue… all under the watchful
Fast-forward to Friday…
[Photo by Lola Sáenz]
The mini-pitch is courtesy of the New York Red Bulls, the U.S. Soccer Foundation and the NYC Parks Department, who collaborated "to provide both critical afterschool programming and a safe place to play for New York City youth."
And the ribbon-cutting ceremony takes place this afternoon at the site.
The space will be known at the Lower East Side Playground Field.
[Photo from the March groundbreaking via Facebook]