72nd Street Dog Run Closed Because of Nearby Construction


Photo by Gretchen Berger.

A dog run below the highway in Riverside Park will be closed for several weeks as the city completes a construction project nearby.

The large section of the dog run is expected to be closed until May 24, while the small-dog area is set to reopen on May 6. In the meantime, people can still use the dog run on the street level in Riverside Park near 72nd Street.


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    1. Evan Bando says:

      Too little too late. For weeks, the dogs and their owners were inhaling an acrid, glue-like odor that could not have been healthy. But still they came. Anything for Fido, I guess.

    2. ST says:

      Thanks Helen Rosenthal.

    3. woofy woof says:

      woof. woof woof.

    4. Gretchen says:

      Thanks for the info! There were no signs anywhere when the dog runs would reopen. Can’t wait for the small dog run to reopen.