A pre-K program in the old Bishop Ford Central Catholic High School building will serve 378 children.
The walk signal at Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street had been missing since late last year, locals say.
P.S. 118 has received both money and morale boosters from the Maurice Sendak Foundation.
P.S. 118, the Maurice Sendak Community School, will have its official ribbon cutting on Saturday.
After tweaks by DOT, including removing some left turn bans, Community Board 6 approved the safety plan.
Several schools could be affected by a DOT plan to improve safety, but Community Board 6 rejected it.
Rents at the 51-unit development at 202 Eighth St. start with $2,475 studios.
Some Park Slope schools receive several hundred applications for a few dozen pre-K seats.
The neighborhood is getting a new K-5 school in the fall of 2013 to ease the space crunch.
P.S. 118, the new school opening this fall, will be named the Maurice Sendak Community School.
Elizabeth Garraway, proposed leader of P.S. 118, said she'll prepare students for college and the world.
P.S. 118, the new school opening this fall in Park Slope, will host an open house Tuesday night.
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