District 8

Melissa Mark-Viverito

El Barrio/East Harlem, Mott Haven, Highbridge, Concourse, Longwood, Port Morris

Winning Projects:

Parks & RecreationFunded
Nelson Playground Repairs

Votes: 897 | Cost: $500,000

Nelson Playground (Bronx – Highbridge)
This project will put in a fence to separate the benches from the basketball court for the safety of those who utilize the benches. Additionally, water fountain repairs will be made to benefit all.

HousingFunded
Playground Renovations at Wagner Houses

Votes: 1286 | Cost: $500,000

Wagner Houses (East Harlem)
Renovation to existing playground at Wagner Houses. The renovation will focus on children with special needs.

EducationFunded
Technology Upgrades for PE, CPE and Heritage HS

Votes: 1297 | Cost: $376,200

East Harlem High Schools
Technology upgrades that will impact classrooms at Park East High School, Central Park East High School and the Heritage High Schools, potentially serving approximately 1500 students daily.

EducationFunded
Bathroom Renovations: MS/HS 223

Votes: 778 | Cost: $250,000

360 East 145th (Bronx – Mott Haven)
Essential restoration, upgrade, and efficiency enhancement of restroom facilities for our school – M.S./H.S. 223 The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology

EducationFunded
Air Conditioning for P.S. 369X, P.S. 179X and 352X

Votes: 630 | Cost: $450,000

468 East 140th St (Bronx-Mott Haven)
Providing air-conditioning to a school building that has three co-located schools – P.S. 369 Young Leaders Elementary, PS. 179 School International Cultures and X352 D75

EducationFunded
Air Conditioning at P.S. 108

Votes: 1105 | Cost: $250,000

1615 Madison Avenue (East Harlem)
Air conditioning system for the school cafeteria at P.S. 108 Assemblyman Angelo Del Toro Educational Complex


The following projects were not funded:

Seniors
Grounds Renovation at Metro North

Votes: 474 | Cost: $300,000

Metro North Plaza (East Harlem)
Grounds Renovation at Metro North with a focus on Age Friendly benches. This will include new concrete, fencing and greening for seniors at Metro North Plaza.

Seniors
Grounds Enhancement: Focus on Age Friendly Benches

Votes: 634 | Cost: $300,000

Washington Houses (East Harlem)
Ground Beautification with a focus on Age Friendly benches. This will include new concrete, fencing and greening for Seniors at Washington Houses.

Parks & Recreation
Irrigation & Tom’s Dog Run Upgrades

Votes: 690 | Cost: $400,000

Thomas Jefferson Park (East Harlem)
Keep Thomas Jefferson Park green with an irrigation system to water green spaces. Tom’s Dog Run is in need of water fountains, fencing and obstacles for mental stimulation and exercise for EH dogs.

Parks & Recreation
Bright Lights and Fancy Seating for Poor Richards

Votes: 804 | Cost: $300,000

Poor Richards Playground (East Harlem)
Poor Richards will receive new benches in addition to improved lighting to brighten up the park space.

Housing
Renovation to Playground at Washington Houses

Votes: 718 | Cost: $500,000

Washington Houses (East Harlem)
Renovation to existing playground at Washington Houses. The renovation will focus on children with special needs.

Housing
Playground Renovations at Wilson Houses

Votes: 977 | Cost: $500,000

Wilson Houses (East Harlem)
Renovation to existing playground at Wilson Houses

Housing
Exterior Lights at Mott Haven Houses

Votes: 412 | Cost: $400,000

Mott Haven Houses (Bronx – Mott Haven)
The placement of exterior lighting throughout Mott Haven Houses will increase visibility at night and creating a safer environment.

Housing
Exterior Lighting at Millbrook Houses

Votes: 383 | Cost: $400,000

Millbrook Houses (Bronx – Mott Haven)
Placement of exterior lighting throughout Millbrook houses to increase visibility and safety.

Education
Technology Upgrade to FLAGS High School

Votes: 328 | Cost: $100,000

470 Jackson Avenue (Bronx – Mott Haven)
Technology upgrade to Foreign Language Academy of Global Studies High School (FLAGS). This will enable students to better utilize their computer lab.

Education
Mobile Robotics Lab at South Bronx Prep

Votes: 521 | Cost: $186,000

South Bronx Preparatory 360 E.145 St (Bronx)
Adding Computer Science to our curriculum. Next Generation science standards demand students apply science & math concepts to real world needs. We wish to add mobile robotic cards to achieve this end.

Education
Water Fountain Upgrades: CPE II, P.S. 171 & P.S. 108

Votes: 929 | Cost: $75,000

19 103rd Street (East Harlem)
Water fountain upgrades for Central Park East II, P.S. 171 and P.S. 108

Education
Electrical Upgrade for Schools

Votes: 555 | Cost: $75,000

Central Park East II, P.S. 171 and P.S. 108
Electrical upgrades for classrooms in Central Park East II, P.S. 171 and P.S. 108. The upgrades will increase electrical capacity to support air conditioning units.

Education
Air Conditioning for PS 49X

Votes: 501 | Cost: $250,000

383 East 139th Street (Bronx – Mott Haven)
Obtaining a split system will create a safer and healthier environment for the students and faculty and make the space more usable throughout the year.

Education
Air Conditioning for P.S. 65X

Votes: 396 | Cost: $250,000

677 East 141st Street, Bronx
Install air conditioning for students and faculty to make the space more usable throughout the year.