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The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council (PHNDC) assesses and represents the needs and concerns of the Prospect Heights community in terms of housing, economic development, physical environment, safety and security, and social services.


phndc.org is a portal for the exchange of news, events and information among Prospect Heights community members interested in the development of this unique and historic neighborhood.


Revised plan for Atlantic Yards street closures discussed at town hall meeting

Posted: February 27, 2010 - 5:08pm

On February 24, City Council members Letitia James, Brad Lander and Steven Levin held a town hall meeting at which representatives from NYC DOT, Forest City Ratner, and the Empire State Development Corporation discussed planned street closures related to the Atlantic Yards project and answered questions from attendees. Jane Marshall of FCR, Sam Schwartz of Sam Schwartz Engineering, and Chris Hrones of DOT discussed the revised plan for street closures.

Permanent street closures announced at Atlantic Yards site

Posted: January 11, 2010 - 11:12pm

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 - 11:41am

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 - 7:47pm

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:

Wrought iron gates stolen from Prospect Heights homes

Posted: July 17, 2009 - 10:40am

Prospect Heights residents should be aware that a significant number of wrought iron gates have recently been stolen. On Prospect Place alone, between Vanderbilt and Underhill, five gates have recently been stolen from homes and apartment buildings. It appears the thieves perform their nefarious deeds at night using a truck. Victims are urged to call 311 file a police report to increase police vigilance and to possibly retrieve their stolen gate.