The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

Atlantic Yards
A proposal by the developer Forest City Ratner to build 16 towers and an arena on a 22 acre site in Prospect Heights.

Permanent street closures announced at Atlantic Yards site

Posted: January 11, 2010 - 10:12pm

Today, Forest City Ratner announced the permanent closing of the following streets in Prospect Heights, beginning on or about February 1.

Pacifc Dean shelter to close January 15 for demolition; PHNDC establishes relief fund for affected families

Posted: December 23, 2009 - 10:41am

Residents of the Pacific Dean Annex shelter on Dean and Pacific Streets between Carlton and Vanderbilt Avenues were advised Monday, December 7 that the facility would close permanently on January 15 and begin demolition shortly thereafter as part of the Atlantic Yards project.

Shelter operators and NYC DHS are working to find permanent housing for the 88 families that currently occupy the shelter. Families unable to find permanent housing by January 15 will be transferred to another shelter. According to shelter officials, no relocation assistance is being provided to families by the developer.

Traffic changes and street closures announced around Atlantic Yards site

Posted: December 17, 2009 - 6:47pm

The Atlantic Yards Community Liaison has published a notice to the public that beginning on Monday, December 21, 2009, the following streets in Brooklyn will undergo directional changes:

Community Board 8 general meeting

Start Date: 
October 8, 2009 - 7:00pm
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
Community Board 8
Berean Missionary Baptist Church
1641 Bergen Street (between Utica and Rochester Avenues)
United States


  • Meeting call to order
  • Roll Call
  • Acceptance of Minutes
  • Correspondence
  • Ms. Margaret Oliva, Special Events Manager from the American Heart Association, will provide information on Heart Walk 2009.
  • Mr. Luis Daniel Caridad from Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project (NEDAP) will make a presentation on foreclosure prevention and President Obama’s Making Home Affordable Plan.
  • Report of Committees:
  • Economic Development
  • Housing/ULURP
  • Parks
  • Environment/Sanitation
  • Youth & Family Services
  • Police
  • Transportation
  • Fire/Safety
  • Aging/Health & Human Services

Old Business
New Business
Public Comments
Acknowledgement of Elected Officials
Please note that the order of the meeting is subject to change as are any of the agenda items.

Open to: 
General public

City Council Land Use Committee hearing

Start Date: 
September 10, 2009 - 10:00am
Topic : 
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
New York City Council
Committee Room
City Hall, Manhattan
United States

Although the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission voted to designate the Prospect Heights Historic District in June, it’s not official until the measure is approved by the City Council. Following the Landmarks subcommittee hearing on September 9, the full Land Use Committee will hear testimony on the designation at its next meeting on September 10th at 9:00AM. Join Councilmember Letitia James and show your support for designation. Ask City Council to approve the district ASAP! You must RSVP to
to ensure you are cleared to enter City Hall on the day of the hearing.

Open to: 
General public