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Landmarking
Recognition by the City's Landmarks Preservation Commission of the architectural significance of certain buildings or groups of buildings. Conveys protection from destruction or uncharacteristic alteration.

New street signs for the Prospect Heights Historic District

Posted: August 3, 2011 - 10:49am

In July, the Department of Transportation installed new street signs throughout the Prospect Heights Historic District. Forty-nine existing signs within the district were replaced. The new street signs will more clearly indicate the boundaries of the Historic District to residents and visitors. Historic markers, each with a map and description of the district, will be installed later this year.

Forum on property ownership in the Prospect Heights Historic District

Start Date: 
March 23, 2011 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Landmarking
Site: 
Prospect Heights Historic District
Sponsored By: 
Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council
Location: 
P.S. 9 Auditorium
80 Underhill Avenue
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

On Wednesday, March 23, PHNDC will host a forum on property ownership in the Prospect Heights Historic District with members of the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission. The session will begin promptly at 7:00PM. Speakers will explain the process for applying for permits for changes to buildings in the district.

Open to: 
Property owners in the Prospect Heights Historic District

Landmarks Commission issues updated Rowhouse Manual

Posted: August 25, 2010 - 10:28pm

The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission has updated and revamped its Rowhouse Manual, a handbook that assists owners of the buildings that lie within New York City’s 116 historic districts and extensions maintain their special properties. It also offers step-by-step instructions on how to work successfully and efficiently with the Commission throughout the permit process.

Owners of properties within the Prospect Heights Historic District are encouraged to download and review the updated Rowhouse Manual prior to planning remodeling or maintenance work on their buildings.

Community Board 8 general meeting

Start Date: 
September 10, 2009 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Housing
Zoning
Landmarking
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Social services
Local development projects
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Community Board 8
Location: 
St. Gregory's RC Church
991 St. John's Place (corner of Brooklyn Avenue)
United States
Description: 

Brooklyn Community Board No. 8 represents parts of Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, and Weeksville. We are bounded by Atlantic Avenue (north side, even numbers) to Eastern Parkway (south side, odd numbers) and Ralph Avenue (east side, even numbers) to Flatbush Avenue (west side, odd numbers).

Open to: 
General public

City Council Landmarks Subcommittee hearing

Start Date: 
September 9, 2009 - 11:00am
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Housing
Landmarking
Sponsored By: 
New York City Council
Location: 
City Hall
City Hall Park, Manhattan
United States
Description: 

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. Next stop is the Council’s Landmarks subcommittee, which will hear testimony on the designation at its next meeting on September 9th at 11:00AM. Join Councilmember Letitia James and show your support for designation. Ask City Council to approve the district ASAP! You must RSVP to gib@veconi.com by 9/4 to ensure you are cleared to enter City Hall on the day of the hearing.

Open to: 
General public (RSVP required)

CB8 Housing Committee Meeting

Start Date: 
September 3, 2009 - 6:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Housing
Zoning
Landmarking
Sponsored By: 
Community Board 8
Location: 
Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
727 Classon Avenue (between Park Place and Prospect Place)
United States
Description: 

On Thursday, September 3, Housing/ULURP Committee of Community Board 8 will hold their first meeting of the new year and will be discussing an application for a variance to build an extension to a brownstone in the newly created historic district of Prospect Heights. The meeting will be at the Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 727 Classon Avenue, Brooklyn, N.Y. at 6:30 p.m. this Thursday.
According to the Community Board announcement: "Mr. Michael Zeh from Standard Architects will discuss plans for an addition to 390 Park Place which is located in the Landmark District of Prospect Heights. The project will consist of removal of the existing bay window, adding 2 stories and a bay window in the rear yard with 214 square feet on the basement level and 158 square feet on the 1st floor."

Open to: 
General public