Shirley Chisholm State Park – Brooklyn, New York
Client: New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Brooklyn welcomed their first state park, Shirley Chisholm State Park on July 2, 2019. This park is named in honor of the Brooklyn born resident who was the first African American Congresswoman and the first woman and African American to run for president. Under contract to the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP), Laland Baptiste provides Office Engineering Services for the Shirley Chisholm State Park in Brooklyn, New York. The 407-acre park offers 10 miles of biking and hiking trails, picnicking and children activities.