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Southwest Resiliency Park

The Southwest Park combines passive green space and flood mitigation to meet the neighborhood's needs. It is New Jersey's first resiliency park with integrated green infrastructure to mitigate flooding.

The 1-acre Southwest Park is designed to mitigate flooding in the southwest Hoboken neighborhood by detaining 200,000 gallons of stormwater runoff through a series of green infrastructure including: rain gardens, porous pavers, a cistern for rainwater harvesting, and an underground detention system.

Constructed with low-interest financing from the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Financing Program (NJEIFP), the park design includes open lawn recreational space, a dog park,pop-up market, multi-level seating for small performances, and restrooms.

The City is in negotiations to acquire another 1-acre property to expand the park and its green infrastructure to the west. This expansion is included in the Delay, Store, Discharge strategy of the Rebuild by Design - Hudon River Project.

Southwest Resiliency Park

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Southwest Resiliency Park

The Southwest Park combines passive green space and flood mitigation to meet the neighborhood's needs. It is New Jersey's first resiliency park with integrated green infrastructure to mitigate flooding.

The 1-acre Southwest Park is designed to mitigate flooding in the southwest Hoboken neighborhood by detaining 200,000 gallons of stormwater runoff through a series of green infrastructure including: rain gardens, porous pavers, a cistern for rainwater harvesting, and an underground detention system.

Constructed with low-interest financing from the New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Financing Program (NJEIFP), the park design includes open lawn recreational space, a dog park,pop-up market, multi-level seating for small performances, and restrooms.

The City is in negotiations to acquire another 1-acre property to expand the park and its green infrastructure to the west. This expansion is included in the Delay, Store, Discharge strategy of the Rebuild by Design - Hudon River Project.

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