The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council (PHNDC) brings Prospect Heights community members together to build a safer, more just and sustainable neighborhood. 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.

"This Old House" comes to Prospect Heights January 24

Posted: January 19, 2009 - 7:16pm

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 - 9:29am

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 - 9:13pm

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

Apply for New Yorkers for Better Neighborhoods Grant Awards

Posted: September 9, 2008 - 9:14pm

Citizens Committee for New York City is a not-for-profit organization that supports grassroots groups across the city in their efforts to build stronger communities. Twice a year, it awards grants of $500 to $3,000 to community groups in economically under-resourced neighborhoods to work on community improvement projects.

Landmarks Commissioners vote for public hearing on Prospect Heights historic district

Posted: July 15, 2008 - 6:44pm

At its July 15 meeting, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission voted in favor of "calendaring" the proposed Prospect Heights Historic District for a public hearing on October 28.

At the October 28 hearing, public testimony will be heard with respect to the proposed historic district. will post the time of the hearing when it is published.

Materials from the July 15 meeting are available from the LPC web site:

Landmarks Commission extends Prospect Heights study area

Posted: July 2, 2008 - 10:49pm

Following comments from PHNDC, other civic organizations, and neighborhood residents submitted after its April 9 community forum, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission has revised the boundaries of the study area for a Prospect Heights Historic District.