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The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

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.

Prospect Heights community forum with elected officials

Start Date: 
February 25, 2013 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Housing
Sustainability
Zoning
Landmarking
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Open space
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council
Location: 
P.S. 9
80 Underhill Avenue (between St. Marks Avenue and Bergen Street)
United States
Description: 

Concerned about neighborhood schools, traffic, security, development and affordable housing?

Bring your questions about these and other local issues to a forum with your elected representatives in City and State government. Joining us will be

  • State Senator Velmanette Montgomery
  • State Senator Eric Adams
  • Assemblyman Walter Mosley
  • City Council Member Letitia James
Open to: 
General public

Landmarks Commission releases guide for permit applications

Posted: January 11, 2013 - 10:21am

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission has launched a new manual on its website to help property owners in City historic districts (such as the Prospect Heights Historic District) file complete applications that include the correct materials, enabling our staff to review work proposals more expeditiously and issue permits with fewer delays. The LPC Permit Application Guide lists the materials that must be submitted, describes the criteria a project must meet to qualify for a permit, and explains the preservation principles for those criteria. 

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