Historic District

Inaugural Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse

Inaugural Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse The first-ever Brooklyn Heights Designer Showhouse is taking place in a spectacular 1860s townhouse  at 32 Livingston Street in Brooklyn Heights. Its rooms and gardens have been transformed by sixteen interior and landscape designers, as well as decorative artists, from the New York area, including many from Brooklyn’s innovative and burgeoning design community. They have fused the best of contemporary design into a traditional rowhouse. […] read more >>
  • Oct 7, 2017 by T

The Park Slope Historic District Is Now Bigger and Better!

The Park Slope Historic District Is Now Bigger and Better! The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated 292 buildings in the North Slope, somewhat inelegantly called the Park Slope Historic District Extension II, on April 12, 2016. It represents another significant step forward towards preserving and protecting Park Slope’s vaunted historic character. It is also the culmination of more than four years of effort by the […] read more >>
  • Apr 15, 2016 by pscc

LPC Public Meeting on April 12, 2016

LPC Public Meeting on April 12, 2016 The LPC will vote to designate Park Slope Extension II, St. Augustine’s at Sixth Ave. & Sterling, a portion of Green-Wood Cemetery … and several other compelling structures. read more >>
  • Apr 11, 2016 by pscc

PSCC vs. very flawed Pavilion plans

PSCC vs. very flawed Pavilion plans The PSCC was instrumental in getting an overflow crowd at a hearing on the “Pavilion condos” proposal and there’s hope that a much improved design will result. read more >>
  • Jun 30, 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 >>
  • May 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 >>
  • Apr 8, 2015 by pscc

You Can Help Save the Historic Kentile Floors Sign

You Can Help Save the Historic Kentile Floors Sign Brooklyn is poised to lose another icon of its industrial past. The Kentile Floors sign has been a treasured sight for decades from the F train or the Gowanus Expressway. Even without its neon lighting, the sign is indelibly linked to our image of the urban environs in which we live. Permits have been issued for […] read more >>
  • Jun 10, 2014 by pscc