The below-ground cafeteria is plagued by heat from open kitchen and poor circulation. The space is unbearably hot spring thru fall. The school hosts summer programs and the space is used year round.
515 4th Avenue (13th- 14th Streets), Park Slope
BNS/BCS serves 1,400 children. 50% qualify for free lunch. 30% have disabilities. Overcrowding is an issue. Renovation of a room (currently not usable) allows for physical fitness, yoga, dance, etc.
610 Henry Street (3rd Place- 4th Place), Carroll Gardens
A Title 1 school with 1,000 students; 45% are English Language Learners. The renovation would make a decrepit auditorium functional with a wireless sound system, new curtains and a refurbished stage.
202 Avenue C (East 2nd Street- East 3rd Street), Kensington
A green corridor taking shape along Union Street will be extended between Bond and 4th Avenue. Bioswales will capture storm water and create habitat. Pending geotechnical study, 9th Street will also be greened this way.
Union Street and 9th Street, Bond- 4th Avenue, Gowanus
Parks & RecreationFunded
Fix flooding along path near Dongan oak Monument by excavating the area, reconstructing catch basins and installing new drainage. This is a popular area for runners and pedestrians along East Drive.
Between Battle Pass and the Zoo, Prospect Park
Augment an existing project to make painted curb extensions permanent with concrete, at four high-crash intersections: Kane, Sackett, Union and Summit Streets. Improve pedestrian and traffic safely.
Hicks Street between Kane and Summit Streets, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens
Inclusion of a greenstreet enhancement to a pedestrian refuge to capture storm water, calm traffic, provide stewardship partnership opportunities (like nearby with P.S. 154) and beautify the area.
Prospect park Southwest and 16th Street, Windsor Terrace
Parks & Recreation
Funding to help add a kid’s play area to a planned park renovation. Soft, resilient surface will allow for safe play or small sports and absorb rainwater. Park is under the elevated tracks along Smith Street.
Smith Street (Luquer-Huntington), Gowanus and Carroll Gardens
Parks & Recreation
Restore water service to the water fountain in Thomas Cuite Park by excavating the street and replacing broken pipes. This local park has a playground and grassy area, located near the Prospect Expressway.
11th Avenue an 19th Street, Windsor Terrace
Install approximately 6 low turnstiles at both the 7th Avenue entrance and the 8th Avenue entrance; move unused token booth from center of station to 7th Avenue entrance. End the lines!
7th Avenue F/G Subway Station, Park Slope