District 16

Vanessa L. Gibson

Claremont, Concourse, Concourse Village, Highbridge, Morris Heights, Mount Eden, Morrisania

Winning Projects:

HousingFunded
Lighting at NYCHA Highbridge Gardens Houses

Adding lighting to this NYCHA development will brighten the walk paths and serve as a deterrent to criminal activity.

1065, 1075, 1095, 1125, 1145 University Avenue

$500,000

Votes: 699

EducationFunded
Laptop Carts for 5 Local Schools in District 16

2 laptops carts for P.S. 311, P.S. 294, P.S. 11, I.S. 219 and Family Life Academy Charter School will enhance students’ education.

P.S. 311, P.S. 294, P.S. 11, I.S. 219, FLACS

$350,000

Votes: 636

EducationFunded
Smartboards for 3 Local Schools in District 16

8 Smartboards for P.S. 294, P.S. 126 and Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice will enhance the students’ education.

P.S. 294, P.S. 126 and BX School for LGJ

$120,000

Votes: 675


The following projects were not funded:

Youth
Bathroom Renovations for P.S. 186X

Bathrooms renovations at this school will provide students with clean and sanitary facilities for years to come.

750 Jennings Streets

$250,000

Votes: 386

Youth
Renovate Playground at P.S. 35

Renovating the playground at P.S. 35 will provide students with a modern and safe play area.

261 East 163rd Street

$400,000

Votes: 344

Youth
Playground Renovation for P.S. 126X

Renovating the playground at P.S. 126 will provide the students wit ha modern and safe play area.

175 West 166th Street

$400,000

Votes: 399

Public Safety
Surveillance Cameras for Merriam Playground

Surveillance cameras, with 2 cameras per box, will help deter crime and enhance children’s safety at this playground.

West 168th Street (Dr. MLK Jr. Boulevard and Merriam Avenue

$140,876

Votes: 227

Public Safety
Surveillance Cameras, Step Streets at East 168th Street

4 security camera boxes, with 2 cameras per box, will help deter crime and enhance public safety at this location.

East 168th Street, between Teller and Clay Avenues

$140,876

Votes: 355

Public Safety
Surveillance Cameras at Inwood Avenue

4 security camera boxes, with 2 cameras per box, will help deter crime and enhance public safety at this location.

Inwood Avenue and Clarke Place West

$140,876

Votes: 150

Public Safety
Surveillance Cameras at West 165th Street

4 security camera boxes, with 2 cameras per box, will help deter crime and enhance public safety at this location.

165th Street between Gerard and River Avenues

$140,876

Votes: 277

Public Safety
Security Cameras at Mullaly Park

Having 4 security camera boxes, with 2 cameras per box, will help deter crime and enhance public safety at this park.

Jerome Avenue between 164th Street and McClellan Avenue

$140,876

Votes: 627

Parks and Recreation
Exercise Equipment for Mullaly Park

Adding exercise equipment to this park will help park goers enjoy this space and get healthier while doing so.

Jerome Avenue between 164th Street and McClellan Avenue

$400,000

Votes: 590

Parks and Recreation
Concrete Path for Jackson Forest Community Garden

Constructing a concrete path for this garden will help gardeners maneuver throughout this space safely and efficiently.

722 Home Street

$185,000

Votes: 223

Education
STEM Labs for 3 Local Schools in District 16

STEM Labs for J.H.S. 325, J.H.S. 328 and J.H.S. 145 will provide students with a multifaceted modern education.

1000 Teller Avenue

$500,000

Votes: 455

ArtsCulture and Community Facilities
HVAC Replacement at NYPL Morrisania Branch

An energy efficient HVAC system will help residents enjoy a cool and safe library during periods of extensive heat.

610 East 169th Street

$300,000

Votes: 563