District 7

Mark Levine

Manhattan Valley, Manhattanville, Morningside Heights, Hamilton Heights

Winning Projects:

Parks & RecreationFunded
Basketball Court Repair at Playground

Make crucial surface repairs to basketball courts and playground area. This playground is used by neighborhood children and students from P.S. 125, Columbia Secondary School and Kipp Starr.

Morningside Avenue and West 123rd Street (Morningside Heights)

$500,000

Votes: 823

Parks & RecreationFunded
Public Greenhouse in Hamilton Heights

This project will fund a greenhouse in Frank White Memorial Garden that will incorporate innovative garden projects like composting systems, hydroponics and sustainable activities.

506 West 143rd Street (Hamilton Heights)

$50,000

Votes: 679

Parks & RecreationFunded
Planting Sidewalk Trees

Planting new street trees and installing tree guards. 50 new trees and guards around grant Houses and 50 new trees and guards between Riverside Drive and Broadway from 130th Street to 139th Street.

Grant Houses and 130th Streets (Harlem and Morningside Heights)

$300,000

Votes: 723

HousingFunded
Grant Houses Playground Repair

Major playground renovations and repairs to beautify and allow for better use of a play area utilized by the 4,500 residents who rely on the space for play and exercise.

125th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue (Morningside Heights)

$450,000

Votes: 695


The following projects were not funded:

Parks & Recreation
Repairs to Riverside Park Northern Area

Repairs to neglected section of Riverside Park at Riverside Drive from 138th Street to 148th Street, including fencing and landscape improvements, playground renovations, ball field repairs and erosion repair.

Riverside Drive and West 138th- 148th Street (Hamilton Heights)

$250,000

Votes: 606

& CommunityArtsCulture
Hamilton Grange Library Elevator Repairs

Elevator repairs for the Hamilton Grange Library, a four floor building serving people of all ages from the community. The elevator is in major need of repair and of full ADA access.

503 West 145th Street (Hamilton Heights)

$300,000

Votes: 598

& CommunityArtsCulture
Out of School Time Center

Build out basement space in the Hamilton Grange Library to create a 600 square foot permanent ADA accessible classroom. Work will include new HVAC, lighting, electrical, IT and security systems.

503 West 145th street (Hamilton Heights)

$900,000

Votes: 689

& CommunityArtsCulture
Electrical Upgrades at Bloomingdale Library

An electrical upgrade allowing for more electrical outlets and capacity to accommodate today’s technology needs. More patrons can plug in laptops, phones and other devices.

150 West 100th Street (Upper West Side)

$500,000

Votes: 294

& CommunityArtsCulture
Electrical Upgrades at Morningside Heights

An electrical upgrade allowing for more electrical outlets and capacity to accommodate today’s technology needs. More patrons can plug in laptops, phones and other devices.

2900 Broadway (Morningside Heights)

$500,000

Votes: 315

Housing
Manhattanville Houses Playground Repairs

Complete renovation of recreational area including basketball hoops and courts, new play surfaces and safety and aesthetic improvements to serve a heavily used and much needed open space.

129th Street- 133rd Street at Broadway (Manhattanville)

$450,000

Votes: 583

Youth
Youth Technology and Creativity Lab

This project will create a permanent space for neighborhood youth to engage in design thinking and project-based learning. The purpose of this space is to foster and encourage STEM learning in youth.

503 West 145th Street (Hamilton Heights)

$900,000

Votes: 693

Education
Computer Lab Upgrade at P.S. 163

Improve technology instruction by equipping the lab with 36 new Mac desktops to replace exisiting, outdated computers, and two mobile carts with 48 Mac laptops.

163 West 97th Street (Upper West Side)

$90,000

Votes: 534

Education
P.S. 4 School Garden

Reconstruction and replacement of existing playground structures, the installation of a school garden and planting of new trees within the playground. Project will make the area more safe and fun.

500 West 160th Street (Washington Heights)

$300,000

Votes: 588

Streets
Lighting Upgrades at Hamilton Place

Installation/replacement of existing lampposts with Bishop Crook lampposts (antique replicas) in Hamilton Place from 138th-144th Streets. The project will provide adequate lighting and improve safety.

Hamilton Place from 138th-144th Streets (Hamilton Heights)

$196,400

Votes: 244

Streets
Street Lighting Upgrade at Amsterdam Avenue

Installation/replacement of existing lampposts with Bishop Crook lampposts (antique replicas) at Amsterdam Avenue from 125th Street- 140 Street and 146th Street-155th Street.

Amsterdam Avenue from 125th Street-140th Street and 146th Street-155th Street (Hamilton Heights)

$632,000

Votes: 508

 

Streets
Riverside Park Sidewalk Repair

Sidewalk repairs and improvements along a much needed stretch of parts of Riverside Park between 137th Street and 145th Street.

Riverside Park, 137th-145th Streets (Manhattanville)

$400,000

Votes: 491