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District 38

Carlos Menchaca

Red Hook, Sunset Park, Greenwood Heights and portions of Windsor Terrace, Dyker Heights, and Boro Park

Winning Projects:

Technology for Schools

Improving access to technology for nine neighborhood schools that serve diverse communities: P.S. 1, M.S. 88, P.S. 676, P.S. 105, P.S. 310, P.S. 69 and New Voices Middle School.

All across the district


Votes: 3,299

P.S. 503/P.S. 506 Playground Lighting

Install proper lighting to illuminate the school yards on weekdays and weekends.

330 59th Street, Sunset Park


Votes: 3,123

Expansion of Exit Doors at P.S. 169

The door expansion of the 44th Street and 7th Avenue entrance will improve safety as students enter and leave the school and improve efficiency in a school with over 1,600 students.

44th Street and 7th Avenue, Sunset Park


Votes: 3,031

Bathroom Renovations

The full renovation of the early childhood bathrooms at P.S. 15 and full renovations of all student and staff bathrooms at P.S. 94 to maintain hygiene of the schools.

71 Sullivan Street and 5010 6th Avenue, Red Hook and Sunset Park


Votes: 2,860

Parks & RecreationFunded
Outdoor Fitness Equipment

Install fitness equipment outside of the Sunset Recreational Center to promote fitness and appeal to people of all fitness levels.

Sunset Park


Votes: 2,776

The following projects were not funded:

Electrical Upgrades

Rewiring for air conditioners in the classrooms and main offices of J.H.S. 220 and P.S. 295.

4812 9th Avenue and 330 18th Street, Sunset Park and Windsor Terrace


Votes: 2,564

P.S. 10 WiFi Project

Rewiring the WiFi reception in P.S. 10 (4 floors) and K290 (1 floor) to fix signal problems.

511 7th Avenue and 500 19th Street, Park Slope


Votes: 605

Red Hook WiFi

Installing 50 WiFi devices on the rooftops of Red Hook Houses in order to increase the coverage of free internet service to public houses in Red Hook.

NYCHA Developments, Red Hook


Votes: 783

Arts Culture and Community Facilities
Red Hook Library Multimedia Room

Installing a smart board and projector, computers, surround sound speakers, and audio recording equipment in Red Hook Library, to provide more resources for better productivity.

7 Wolcott Street, Red Hook


Votes: 1,171

Parks & Recreation
New Trees with Tree Guards

Beautify blocks across the district by planting new trees with tree guards in front of homes, businesses and parks.

Across the District


Votes: 1,426

Parks & Recreation
Grounds and Play Area Upgrade

Create a safer environment for the toddlers and children through upgrades of equipment and surroundings at the playgrounds.

Between 466 and 450 Columbia Street, NYCHA


Votes: 1,251

Parks & Recreation
Replace Fence in Sunset Park

4-foot high fence replacement in Sunset Park.

On 5th Avenue from 41st to 44th Streets, Sunset Park


Votes: 1,981

Parks & Recreation
Butterfly Garden Improvements

Improve the conditions of the pavement of Butterfly Garden, and install seating areas for safe, educational use for both the students and the neighborhood.

7th Avenue and 18th Street, Windsor Terrace


Votes: 534

Parks & Recreation
Benches on Path at Sunset Park

Improvements to Sunset Park including repaving and new benches.

Sunset Park


Votes: 2,754