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District 9

Bill Perkins

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

Winning Projects:

Bus Time Countdown Clocks

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

District Wide


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Security Cameras for Rangel Houses

New security camera installation internally and externally to increase safety.

Ralph J. Rangel Houses


Polo Grounds Beautification

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

Polo Grounds Houses