From the Civic Council

City Modifies its Zoning Plan In Response to Public Concern by the Civic Council and Other Neighborhood Advocates

City Modifies its Zoning Plan In Response to Public Concern by the Civic Council and Other Neighborhood Advocates The Department of City Planning (DCP) has been forced to respond to the wellspring of protest from neighborhood groups like the Park Slope Civic Council against the city’s misguided zoning proposal, “Housing New York: Zoning for Quality and Affordability.” In late February, the DCP released the zoning proposal that would – if approved by the […] read more >>
  • Posted on May 24, 2015 by pscc

HOUSE TOUR – this coming SUNDAY!

HOUSE TOUR – this coming SUNDAY! 7 Amazing Park Slope Houses – Now that Brooklyn is NY’s go-to and LIVE-IN boro, the 56th “running’ of the annual Civic Council HOUSE TOUR is simply … the best of the best! – Sun. May 17th – Be there! read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2015 by pscc

Spring brings good news about Brooklyn’s Fourth Avenue

Spring brings good news about Brooklyn’s Fourth Avenue April was an exciting month for FOFA (Forth on Fourth Avenue) committee members and for all Park Slope residents who walk, bike or drive on 4th Avenue, between Atlantic and 15th Street. ● The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) released a project evaluation of the Safety Plan for this stretch of road, showing a remarkable 61% […] read more >>
  • Posted on May 5, 2015 by pscc

Neighborhood Information Update – re construction at NY Methodist

Neighborhood Information Update – re construction at NY Methodist Here’s the latest on the construction at NY Methodist Hospital read more >>
  • Posted on Apr 22, 2015 by pscc

New PSCC newsletter available online

New PSCC newsletter available online This is the info-packed Spring-Summer edition – a must-read, whether you’re a long-time Park Slope resident or fairly new to our community. read more >>
  • Posted on Apr 20, 2015 by pscc

PSCC Holds Livable Streets Workshop

PSCC Holds Livable Streets Workshop On Sunday, March 22, some 40 members of the community spent the morning at Congregation Beth Elohim to take part in the Civic Council’s community workshop on livable streets. This livable streets workshop, the first since 2009, focused on four areas relating to the streets in our community. Judy Willig, Executive Director of Heights and […] read more >>
  • Posted on Apr 14, 2015 by pscc

Spring Civic Sweep

Spring Civic Sweep Make a clean sweep of our neighborhood by joining the Park Slope Civic Council at its annual spring beautification, recycling and clean-up event – the Spring Civic Sweep on Sunday, April 26, 2015. read more >>
  • Posted on Apr 10, 2015 by pscc

PSCC Weighs in on the Mayor’s “Housing New York: Zoning for Quality and Affordability” Plan

PSCC  Weighs in on  the Mayor’s  “Housing New York: Zoning for Quality and Affordability” Plan Joining neighborhood organizations throughout New York City, PSCC Trustees and members had a spirited discussion (at the April Trustees meeting) about the de Blasio Administration’s zoning proposal, “Housing New York: Zoning for Quality and Affordability.” While PSCC strongly endorses the goal of increasing affordable housing and senior housing throughout the city, the consensus was that […] read more >>
  • Posted on Apr 8, 2015 by pscc