District 39

Brad Lander

Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Columbia Waterfront, Gowanus, Park Slope, Windsor Terrace, Borough Park, Kensington

Winning Projects:

EducationFunded
Replace Derelict Kindergarten Sinks at P.S. 282

Replace rusty sinks and splintered cabinets that pose a health/safety hazard to 5-year-olds and after-school communities

$200,000

P.S. 282, 180 6th Avenue, Park Slope

Votes: 4,036

EducationFunded
Make P.S. 118 Schoolyard Accessible and Safe

Replace broken gate, enabling growing school to utilize playground as its only communal, ADA-accessible space.

$200,000

P.S. 118, 211 8th Street, Gowanus

Votes: 3,808

Parks & RecreationFunded
Harmony Playground Improvements

Install shade structure over sandbox and replace non-working playground structures with viable equipment.

$450,000

Harmony Playground in Prospect Park

Votes: 2,973

Parks & RecreationFunded
Senior Fitness Playground

Install playground-style exercise equipment for senior citizens and the less able-bodied.

$400,000

Prospect Park near 9th Street entrance

Votes: 3,357

Parks & RecreationFunded
Resurface the Soccer Field in Albemarle Playground

Replace damaged, hazardous turf in widely used soccer field, shared by students at P.S. 230 and the Kensington community.

$500,000

12th Avenue and Dahill Road

Votes: 2,945


The following projects were not funded:

Arts Culture and Community Facilities
Outdoor Community Space for Borough Park Library

Activate Borough Park Library’s exterior areas with a plaza renovation and garden spaces.

$400,000

Borough Park Library, 1265 43rd Street

Votes: 2,027

Education
Renovate John Jay Library into Communal Space

Transform old library into a community meeting & classroom space by installing 5 large screen monitors and sound system.

$250,000

John Jay Campus, 237 7th Avenue, Park Slope

Votes: 2,719

Education
Get Smarter with SMART Boards at P.S. 131

Smart Boards will bring interactive lessons to 24 classrooms in low income schools helping meet diverse learning needs.

$200,000

4305 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Borough Park

Votes: 2,499