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District 36

Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.

Bedford Stuyvesant, Northern Crown Heights

Winning Projects:

Arts, Culture & CommunityFunded
Renovate and Upgrade Marcy Library Auditorium

Votes: 410 | Cost: $350,000

617 Dekalb Avenue
Upgrade the multi-purpose room/ auditorium of the Marcy Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library with new electrical, lighting, flooring & shelving.

EducationFunded
4 Science Carts for Bed-Stuy New Beginnings

Votes: 350 | Cost: $248,000

82 Lewis Ave
Each Science Cart costs $62,000

EducationFunded
New Laptops for P.S. 59

Votes: 307 | Cost: $70,000

211 Throop Avenue
2 laptop carts w/ 30-35 Lenovo laptops each

EducationFunded
Smartboards for Smart Kids!

Votes: 301 | Cost: $320,000

PS 289, PS 138, PS 93, PS 243 & Bedford Acdmy
New smartboards for five D36 schools — PS 289, PS 138, PS 93, PS 243 & Bedford Academy. $64K will fund 8 smartboards per school. Includes required electrical & data.

Parks & RecreationFunded
Upgrade Brower Park Basketball Courts

Votes: 289 | Cost: $600,000 (Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is allocating $100,000)

Brower Park
Provide beautiful new surfaces for two of the four basketball courts in Brower Park, including new drainage, pavement and lines.


The following projects were not funded:

Education
Dance Studio at P.S. 3

Votes: 275 | Cost: $200,000

50 Jefferson Ave.
Transform a classroom into a dance studio w/ new floor, mirrors, barre & sound system.

Housing
Security Cameras for Albany Houses

Votes: 241 | Cost: $750000

Albany Houses (NYCHA)
Add new security cameras to Albany Houses. (Project will be designed to budget and may not cover fully CCTV at both Albany I and II.)

Housing
Security Cameras for Marcy Houses Senior Buildings

Votes: 303 | Cost: $750,000

Marcy Houses (NYCHA)
Install security camera system to cover the two senior buildings (Marcy Avenue and Stockton Place) and other parts of Marcy Houses, as feasible. (Project will be designed to budget.)

Parks & Recreation
A Top-Notch Dog Run for District 36

Votes: 99 | Cost: $650,000

Von King Park, 670 Lafayette Avenue
Transform the informal dog play area at Von King Park into a top notch dog run with separate vestibules and play areas for big and little dogs, new fencing, dog fountains and proper drainage.

Parks & Recreation
Upgrade Hattie Carthan Playground Handball Courts

Votes: 143 | Cost: $400,000

308 Monroe Street
Reconstruct wall (strip down to supports and re-cement); repave underfoot surface; install new benches and new fence; prune trees.

Transit
Goodbye to Sidewalk Cracks

Votes: 264 | Cost: $85000

Armstrong I & II NYCHA Development
Repair cracked sidewalks around the Armstrong NYCHA developments in D36. Quincy St b/w Marcy & Tompkins Aves.; Marcy b/w Gates to Quincy; Gates b/w Marcy and Tompkins

Transit
Pedestrian Safety at Marcy Ave. and Myrtle Ave.

Votes: 251 | Cost: $300,000

Bedford-Stuyvesant
Install neckdown at Marcy Avenue and Myrtle Avenue (In front of Marcy Houses and subway entrance).