The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

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.

In The NY TImes: Ask An Expert About Historic Preservation

Posted: March 24, 2009 - 7:00am

This week in The Times' City Room Blog, Simeon Bankoff, the executive director of the Historic Districts Council is answering readers' questions about historic preservation and rezoning in New York City. You can post a question by visiting the City Room Blog.

PHNDC general meeting

Start Date: 
March 3, 2009 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Social services
Local development projects
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council
P.S. 9, room 134
80 Underhill Avenue (between St. Marks Avenue and Bergen Street)
United States

The March 2009 PHNDC general meeting will be open to the public so community members interested in finding out more about PHNDC's current projects will have an opportunity to hear updates and ask questions.

The agenda will be as follows:

  • Roll call
  • Committee reports
    • Historic designation
    • Transportation
    • Zoning
    • Atlantic Yards
  • Old business
    • "No flyers" signs for Prospect Heights
    • "Pedestrian Streets" initiative for Vanderbilt Avenue
    • Update to Prospect Heights neighborhood study
  • New business
  • Community questions and answers
  • Adjournment
Open to: 
General public

"This Old House" comes to Prospect Heights January 24

Posted: January 19, 2009 - 6:16pm

On January 24, the popular PBS television program "This Old House" will feature the renovation of a Prospect Heights brownstone. The house, located on Sterling Place between Underhill Avenue and Washington Avenue, was built in 1905 and is being completely remodeled by its present owners, Karen Shen and Kevin Costello.

Prospect Heights neighbors turn out for historic district hearing; speakers unanimous in support

Posted: October 29, 2008 - 8:29am

On Tuesday, October 28, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission held a public hearing on the proposed Prospect Heights Historic District. The hearing was an opportunity for members of the public to speak before the commissioners who will vote on landmarking Prospect Heights.

Congresswoman Yvette Clarke supports Prospect Heights historic designation

Posted: October 16, 2008 - 8:13pm

Congresswoman Yvette Clarke

, who represents all of Propsect Heights, has joined with State and City elected officials in support of historic designation for our neighborhood. In a