District 9

Bill Perkins

Central Harlem, Morningside Heights, Upper West Side, East Harlem

Winning Projects:

TransitFunded
Bus Time Countdown Clocks

Countdown clocks at local bus stops with MTA Bus Time Technology to indicate bus arrival times.

District Wide

$200,000

Parks and RecreationFunded
Harriet Tubman Memorial Beautification Project

Install irrigation system to sustain new landscaping and lighting along paths to enhance visibility and safety.

St. Nicholas Avenue & Frederick Douglass Blvd

$175,000

EducationFunded
Tech Grants for Harlem Schools

PS 46, PS/IS 76, PS 129, PS 133, PS 185, PS 197, M318, M415, M670 & M860 each receiving $40K for technology upgrades.

District Wide

$400,000

EducationFunded
P.S./I.S. 180 Hydroponics Lab Upgrade

Hydroponic lab upgrade at P.S./I.S. 180 to expand and enhance green initiatives for the community.

370 West 120th Street

$170,000

EducationFunded
Broadband Upgrades for Harlem Schools

Upgraded broadband internet connection and management software for P.S. 46, P.S. 129, P.S. 133 and P.S./I.S. 180.

District Wide

$150,000


The following projects were not funded:

Parks and Recreation
Ollie Edinborough Playground Upgrade

Modernized water fountain, bottle fill station and new water spray playground area for youth to utilize.

141st Street & St. Nicholas Avenue

$450,000

Parks and Recreation
Sugar Hill Park Renewal

Recreate seating area with new benches, plantings, and handicap-accessible ramp; reconstruct fencing and retaining wall.

149th Street & Edgecombe Avenue

$300,000

Parks and Recreation
Marcus Garvey Park Wrought Iron Fencing

New wrought iron fencing around children’s play areas and fitness area surrounding the basketball courts.

121st Street & Madison Avenue

$180,000

Housing
Drew Hamilton Houses Exterior Lighting

External lighting for the evening hours to provide brighter pathways for public ground areas.

Cornelius J. Drew – Alexander Hamilton Houses

$600,000

Housing
Security Cameras for Rangel Houses

New security camera installation internally and externally to increase safety.

Ralph J. Rangel Houses

$600,000

Housing
Polo Grounds Beautification

Beautification of outdoor open space with barbecue area including seating and picnic tables.

Polo Grounds Houses

$400,000